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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Rauhia peruviana
 
 
Author:   Hamilton Paul Traub, 1957
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
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 specielist on Madagascan succulents. The species name as it occurs in Peru.