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Cuban zephyr lily

Zephyranthes rosea

Description:

Lovely pink flowered monocot with six petals; six stamens; and a slender style that divides three-fold. I like its name, sounds so ancient. xD

Habitat:

It was planted throughout our campus.

Notes:

Toxic alkaloids like lycorine are found in the bulbs of these plants which are also present in other members of its Genus.

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3 Comments

masunya2004
masunya2004 6 years ago

Awesome post little Rex

Little Rex
Little Rex 6 years ago

Thanks Jolly! Yeah, I've noticed I've slowed down from my activity here in PN. mostly due to internet connection problems x3

Jolly Ibanez
Jolly Ibanez 6 years ago

Nice shot Little Rex. Nice to know you are still contributing to PN.

Little Rex
Spotted by
Little Rex

Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Lat: 10.31, Long: 123.89

Spotted on Jun 6, 2012
Submitted on May 20, 2013

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