Hippeastrum glaucescens (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Herb.

First published in Amaryllidaceae: 139 (1837)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Brazil to NE. Argentina. It is a bulbous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Alves-Araújo, A., Dutilh, J.H.A. & Alves, M. (2009). Amaryllidaceae s.s., Alliaceae s.s. no Nordeste Brasileiro. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 60: 311-331.
  • Walderley, M.G.L., Shepherd, G.J., Melhem, T.S. & Giulietti, A.M. (eds.) (2005). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 4: 1-392. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Read, V.M. (2004). Hippeastrum the gardener's amaryllis: 1-296. Timber Press, Portland, Cambridge. [Cited as Hippeastrum striatum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Walderley, M.G.L., Shepherd, G.J., Melhem, T.S. & Giulietti, A.M. (eds.) (2005). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 4: 1-392. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0