Tigridia ehrenbergii

Quick Characteristics:

Height: 60-80 cm (2-2.6 ft)
Flower Colors: brown, patterned
Life form: bulb

Tigridia ehrenbergii is a tall species (80 cm) that grows in a dry tropical climate in Mexico in partially shaded places between 900 and 1600 meters. It's a very variable plant that is similiar to Tigridia hallbergii and Tigridia vanhouttei subsp. roldanii except that it has flowers with an unpleasant smell.

Tigridia ehrenbergii subsp. ehrenbergii from Puebla, Mexico. Photos by Verónica Chavez.

Tigridia  ehrenbergii subsp. ehrenbergii, Verónica ChavezTigridia  ehrenbergii subsp. ehrenbergii, Verónica Chavez

Tigridia ehrenbergii subsp. flavigera is the other subspecies.

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