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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Amaryllidoideae
Tribus: Clinantheae
Genus: Paramongaia
Species: P. milagroantha – P. weberbaueri

Paramongaia Velarde 1949

Velarde, O., 1949: Lilloa; Revista de Botánica. Tucumán, Argentina, 17:[489].


Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Paramongaia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Jul. 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Paramongaia. Published online. Accessed: Jul. 28 2018.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Paramongaia. .

Paramongaia is a genus of South American plants in the Amaryllis family, found only in Peru and Bolivia.[1] Common name is "giant Peruvian daffodil."[2]

There are two recognized species:[3][4][5]

Paramongaia superba Ravenna - Bolivia (La Paz)
Paramongaia weberbaueri Velarde[1] - Peru (Ancash), Bolivia (La Paz)


Octavio Velarde. 1949. Lilloa 17: 489.
Strange Wonderful Things, Rare and exotic plants & seeds, Paramongaia weberbaueri - the "Giant Peruvian Daffodil"
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Jørgensen, P. M., M. H. Nee & S. G. Beck. (eds.) 2014. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia, Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127(1–2): i–viii, 1–1744.
The Plant List search for Paramongaia

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