lily of the Incas

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Noun1.lily of the Incas - an Andean herb having umbels of showy pinkish-purple lily-like flowerslily of the Incas - an Andean herb having umbels of showy pinkish-purple lily-like flowers
genus Alstroemeria - genus of showy South American herbs with leafy stems; sometimes placed in family Alstroemeriaceae or in family Amaryllidaceae
alstroemeria - any of various South American plants of the genus Alstroemeria valued for their handsome umbels of beautiful flowers
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Best of all is the wild Alstroemeria psittacina from the damp grasslands of Brazil.
Alstroemeria psittacina keeps going long after the others have packed up for the year and it's nice to have something so tropical-looking as the nights start to draw in.