Zephyranthes candida: White Rain Lily

Zephyranthes candida, commonly known as the white rain lily, is a species of rain lily native to the Rio de la Plata region of South America including Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Chile. Other common names of Zephyranthes candida include August rain lily, white zephyr lily, Peruvian swamp-lily, white fairy lily, and autumn zephyr lily.


Leaves are a deep glossy green and measure 3 mm wide. Flowers are erect in perianth white. The leaf-like bract is 1.8 to 4 cm.

Photo: Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. 20061031

Source: Wikipedia


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