Calochortus amoenus

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Calochortus amoenus


Taxonavigation: Liliales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Liliales

Familia: Liliaceae
Subfamilia: Calochortoideae
Genus: Calochortus
Sectio: C. sect. Calochortus
Subsectio: Calochortus subsect. Pulchelli
Species: Calochortus amoenus


Calochortus amoenus Greene, Pittonia 2: 71 (1890)


  • Homotypic
    • Calochortus elegans var. amoenus (Greene) auct., Gard. Chron., III, 15: 810 (1894)
    • Calochortus albus var. amoenus (Greene) Purdy & L.H.Bailey in L.H.Bailey, Cycl. Amer. Hort. 1: 219 (1900)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Purple fairy-lantern

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