lily of the Incas


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Related to lily of the Incas: alstroemeria, Peruvian lily
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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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Also known as lily of the Incas, the trumpet flowers are quite similar to lilies, with a satiny feel to them.
Among the largest produce of Atok, alstroemeria, also called the 'Lily of the Incas,' is grown in 33.6 of the town's 75.7 hectares of cut flower farms.
A Count yourself lucky to have a really exotic flower, also known as Lily of the Incas or, botanically, alstroemeria.