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Genus: Alstroemeria (Peruvian lily genus)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Liliales > Family: Alstroemeriaceae

Native to Central and South America. Five species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Alstroemeria aurea (Peruvian lily)

Native to Chile.

Alstroemeria aurea (Peruvian lily, Chilean lily)

Alstroemeria caryophyllacea


Alstroemeria ligtu

Native to Chile and Argentina.


Alstroemeria perigrina

Native to Peru.


Alstroemeria psittacina

Native to Brazil.




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