Autonoe

Autonoe is one of the new genera in the proposed split of the genus Scilla. This new genus in the Hyacinthaceae family is mainly based in the western Mediterranean region. It has large plants, distinct in having orange to purple, fleshy fruits and unique in not producing nectar. Seeds are quite large. For more information about the proposed Scilla changes consult Julian Slade's post. This new genera has not been accepted by Kew.


Autonoe madeirensis syn. Scilla madeirensis


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