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sprekelia

(sprəˈkiːlɪə)
n
(Plants) a bulbous plant, Sprekelia formosissima, from Mexico and Guatemala, related to hippeastrum and grown for its striking crimson or white pendent flowers, in the form of a cross: family Amaryllidaceae
[named after J. H. von Sprekelsen (died 1764), German botanist]
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Entre las herbaceas se distinguen: Arisaema macrospathum, Aristida schiedeana, Arracacia pubescens, Asplenium monanthes, Conopholis alpina, Dahlia coccinea, Deiregyne pyramidalis, Echeandia longipedicellata, Echinopepon gemellus, Geranium schiedeanum, Lobelia laxiflora, Lopezia miniata, Oplismenus burmannii, Sisyrinchium tenuifolium, Spigelia speciosa, Sprekelia formosissima, Verbesina tetraptera y Zeugites smilacifolius.
scabra (Ortega) McVaugh BP-E HER Sprekelia formosissima (L.) Herb.
Antiproliferative amaryllidaceae alkaloids isolated from the bulbs of Sprekelia formosissima and Hymenocallis x festalis.
Other cases with stronger monosymmetry are: Sprekelia (Amaryllidaceae), in which, in addition to mere curvature, the perianth is conspicuously monosymmetric (Vochting, 1886); Haworthia and Chortolirion (Asphodelaceae) with bilabiate perianth (Smith & Van Wyk, 1998); Daubenya with three enlarged petals in basal flowers of the inflorescence, and Lachenalia (Hyacinthaceae) with a bilabiate perianth (Speta, 1998); Melasphaerula, Sparaxis, Chasmanthe and perhaps other Iridaceae-Ixioideae with bilabiate or otherwise monosymmetric perianth (Vogel, 1954; Goldblatt et al., 1998); Conanthera, Cyanella, Tecophilaea (Tecophilaeaceae) with strongly monosymmetric androecium (Simpson & Rudall, 1998).
` Sprekelia formosissima: Also known as the Aztec lily, this elegant bulb native to Mexico bears a deep red flower with green striped bases.
Sprekelia formosissima Also known as the Aztec lily, this elegant bulb native to Mexico bears a deep red flower with green striped bases.
Aztec lily (Sprekelia formosissima, also called Amaryllis formosissima).
H SEN MTX, P Nothoscordum bivalve H DCA MTX, P, BQ, (L.) Britton BC AMARYLLIDACEAE Sprekelia formosissima H MX MTX, BQ (L.) Herb.
Chlidanthus 1/1; Crinum 3/0; Eucharis 1/0; Habranthus 8/7; Hymenocallis 32/31; Sprekelia 2/1; Zephyranthes 34/22