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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Amaryllidoideae
Tribus: Hippeastreae
Subtribus: Hippeastrinae
Genus: Sprekelia
Species: S. formosissima

Sprekelia Heist., 1753
Note: If the proposal to conserve Zephyranthes (1821) over Sprekelia (1753) is accepted by the General Committee of Nomenclature, then this genus will become a synonym of Zephyranthes s.l. (García et al., 2019)

Heister, L. 1753. Syst. 5 (1748) Desc. Brunsvig. 19. (1753)
García, N., Meerow, A.W., Arroyo‐Leuenberger, S., Oliveira, R.S., Dutilh, J.H.A., Soltis, P.S. & Judd, W.S. 2019. Generic classification of Amaryllidaceae tribe Hippeastreae. Taxon 68(3): 481–498. DOI: 10.1002/tax.12062 Paywall PDF Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Sprekelia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Aug. 01. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Sprekelia. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 01 2018. 2018. Sprekelia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 01.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Jakobslilie
English: Jacobean Lily
suomi: Jaakopinliljat
русский: Спрекелия

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