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Lycoris radiata (L’Hér.) Herb.

Wild red spider lily

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderAsparagalesA diverse group that includes asparagus
FamilyAmaryllidaceaeAmaryllis family—plants that grow from bulbs. Includes onions and many others
GenusLycorisFrom a Greek name, meaning “twilight”
SpeciesradiataSpreading out like rays, usually the petals of florets

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Lycoris radiata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Lycoris radiata (wild red spider lily)

9/28/2012 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

Lycoris radiata (wild red spider lily)

9/28/2012 · By Jacquelyn Boyt

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