Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Amaryllis Family)

The Amaryllidaceae are in general herbs with showy flowers and have bulbs with contractile roots. They have 3 connate carpels and an inferior ovary. There are 6 tepals and 6 stamens. The family is represented by a single species in the Gila.

Zephyranthes longifolia (Rain Lily, Zephyr Lily)

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