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nerine bowdenii

Nerine bowdenii is a species of flowering plant in the family Amaryllidaceae. It is an herbaceous bulbous perennial, growing to 45 cm (18 in) tall by 8 cm (3 in), with strap-shaped leaves and large umbels of lily-like pink flowers in late summer and autumn. The common names of the species are Cornish lily, Cape flower and Guernsey lily. However, it is neither a true lily nor from the Cornwall or Guernsey, but originates from South Africa (Eastern Cape, KwaZulu/Natal, Free State, Drakensberg Mountains).

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  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Industry/Domain: Plants
  • Category: Plants


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