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Pancratium zeylanicum

Pancratium zeylanicum (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Liliidae
Ordo: Asparagales
Familia: Alliaceae
Tribus: Pancratieae
Genus: Pancratium
Species: Pancratium zeylanicum


Pancratium zeylanicum Linnaeus, 1753


* Pancratium tiariflorum Salisb., Parad. Lond.: t. 86 (1808).
* Pancratium uniflorum Stokes, Bot. Mat. Med. 2: 213 (1812).

Vernacular names
中文: 海水仙


* The International Plant Names Index P. zeylanicum.
* Linnaeus, Carl, 1753: Species Plantarum 1: 290.
* Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: P. zeylanicum.
* GBIF .

Pancratium zeylanicum is a species of the family Amaryllidaceae.

It is a bulbous[2] perennial herb, which grows in India and on the islands of the Indian Ocean where it is known commonly as "rain flower". It is sometimes grown as a hothouse container plant. It does not have a rest period unless water is withheld. It propagates by producing offsets and seed.

The pollinator is a moth with a very long proboscis.

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