Rain lily foliage on Wiki

John Ralph Carpenter ralph.carpenter1@googlemail.com
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:21:01 PDT
Why are these six genera called "Rain Lilies"?

On Sunday, 20 July 2014, Alberto <ezeizabotgard@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Despite leo's best intentions, only a handful of rain Lilies have a
foliage to ID with some certainty. The immense majority look alike, this
having seen/grown most of the Mexican and S. American species.
>
> Rainlilies are Zephyranthes, Habranthus, Haylockia, Pyrolirion, Cooperia
and Rhodophiala, so you see it is huge group of plants, yet only these have
distinct foliage
>
> Habrantus estensis
> Habranthus pedunculosus/juncifolius/teretifolius
> Habranthus gracilifolius/ruber
> Zephyranthes grandiflora/carinata/robusta/minuta
> Cooperia "Mexican" traubii
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