Eucharis lehmannii   (Regel)

Lehmann's Amazon Lily
(Eucharis lehmannii)

syn. Urceolina lehmannii ((Regel) Traub)


Kolumbien: Cauca-Provinz

einheimischer Name: -

Größe: ca. 50 cm (Höhe)

Aussterbedatum: (?)

Lehmann's Amazon Lily was described in the year 1888, it is known only from the type material, a single flower, and another herbarium specimen housed in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, which has also only a single flower present.

The species grew in the understorey of moist, lower montane forests of the Cordillera Oriental in the Departamento de Cauca at an elevation of about 1200 m, this locality is now largely deforested.


- Alan W. Meerow: Systematics of the Amazon Lilies, Eucharis and Caliphruria (Amaryllidaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 76: 136-220. 1989