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Family: AMARYLLIDACEAE 

 Habranthus gracilifolius
 
  
Author:  William Herbert 1824
Family:  Amaryllidaceae
Habitat:  Argentina, Uruguay
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  2,5 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  Pink - Whitish
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Rain Lily, Rainlily
Synonyms:  Amaryllis gracilis Spreng. 1827. Hippeastrum gracilifolium Baker 1878. Zephyranthes gracilifolia Baker 1878.

   This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was given this name by William Herbert  in 1824. It is found in Argentina and Uruguay, growing in a well sandy soil with some water and lots of sun. The bulb can grow to two and a half centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 15 centimetres in height. The surprisingly large flowers are usually pink, but almost white forms are found.

Flowers in the early autumn.