Alophia is a small genus in the Iridaceae family with about 5 species native to the southern United States, Central and South America. Plants have pleated sword shaped leaves and flowers that last only a few hours or for a day. They are related to Cypella, Herbertia, and Tigridia. Some species that were previously included in this genus are now found in Herbertia.

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Alophia species
Alophia drummondii, Bob Rutemoeller [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]
Alophia veracruzana, Alani Davis [Shift+click to enlarge, Click to go to wiki entry]

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