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Photo by Josť Quiles, Florasilvestre.es.

Author: Mariano Lagasca, 1816
Family:  AMARYLLIDACEAE
Origin:  Spain, Morocco
Soil:  Rocks - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  5 Centimetres
Height:  25 Centimetres
Flower:  White / Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Bulbs
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Crinum martinezii, Spreng.
Lapiedra placiana, Herb.

This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was described by Mariano Lagasca in 1816, and is found in Spain and
Morocco. It grows in a rock cracks or in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The leaves grow to 25 centimetres, the bulb can grow to five centimetres in diameter. The flowers are white with green bands.

Te genera name from Latin lapis; 'rock'. The species is named after Maria Josefa Lapiedra (Mrs. of Martinez).  


Photo by Josť Quiles, Florasilvestre.es.