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Author:  Hamilton Paul Traub, 1957
Origin:  Peru
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Offsets
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Rauhia multiflora, Ravenna, 1969.
Callithauma spathulatum
Herb. 1827,
Phaedranassa multiflora
Kunth, 1850,
Phaedranassa megistophylla
Kraenzl. 1917,
Rauhia megistophylla
  Traub, 1966

This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by Hamilton Paul Traub in 1957. It is found in Peru, where it grows in well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The leaves will get 30 centimetres long, the bulb 15 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are green with little white, and the plant can be reproduced by seeds and by offsets. It is an evergreen plant.

The genera name  after Werner Rauh, 1913-2000, a German botanist and specialist on Madagascan succulents. The species name as it occurs in Peru.