Images by (P.Chitralekha – identified by Balkar Singh & Ganesh Mani Pradhan), (Inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade)



New Year wishes: Please identify this ornamental lily plant. Herb, Monocot, probably belongs to Amaryllidaceae, height about 2 feet, large leaves arising from undergound bulbs, Flowers in August-September.

May be any Scadoxus sp

it may be Lycoris aurea

Yes, Lycoris aurea. It is in bloom in our garden just, now (14-8-2012). Makes an excellent cut flower.