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  Alstroemeria aurea
 
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  Family: ALSTROEMERIACEAE
  Citation:  Alstroemeria aurea Graham, Edinburgh Philos. J. 1833: 181. 1833. Alstroemeria aurantiaca D.Don, Brit. Fl. Gard. 6: t. 205. 1833.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Peruvian lily
  Description: Perennial herbs; rhizome creeping. Leaves alternate, lanceolate, to 8 cm, attenuate to a twisted petiole. Umbels c. 5-rayed, with 3 flowers per ray. Perianth 3 + 3, free, clawed, orange, yellow, pink or red. Outer tepals ovate, 4.5 cm, obtuse; inner ones narrower and longer, acute, spotted towards apex. Stamens 6, attached to base of tepals, declinate. Ovary inferior, 3-celled, ovules numerous; style slender, pointing downwards; stigma 3-fid. Capsule loculicidal; seeds numerous.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of South America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red, Orange, Yellow, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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