|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Liliidae||Includes lilies, orchids, and many others|
|Order||Asparagales||A diverse group that includes asparagus|
|Family||Amaryllidaceae||Amaryllis family—plants that grow from bulbs. Includes onions and many others|
|Genus||Amaryllis||From Stearn’s Dictionary of Plant Names: “...named after a beautiful shepherdess Amaryllis in classical poetry and equally irresistible to the English pastoral poets of the 16th and 17th centuries|
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Amaryllis description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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Amaryllis (Amaryllis) · 2/2/2008
≈ 16 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)