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Found the flowers and fruit at Grootscholten.

Author:  William Herbert, 1831
Origin:  Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:  Light Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Bulbs
Names:  Brazilian Copperlily, Russel Manning, Summer trumpets
Synonyms:  Zephyranthes robusta, Baker, 1888.
Amaryllis berteroi, Spreng.
Amaryllis robusta,
Sweet ex Steud.
Habranthus berteroi,
Habranthus quilmesianus,
Hippeastrum berteroi,
Christenh. & Byng.
Hippeastrum quilmesianum,
Christenh. & Byng.
Zephyranthes taubertiana,
Zephyranthes taubertii,

This member of the Amaryllidaceae family was described by William Herbert  in 1831. It is found in Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The bulb will grow to four centimetres in diameter, the leaves to 30 centimetres. The flowers are white with pink edges. The plant can be reproduced both by seeds and bulbs.

The genera is named for its spectacular flowers. The species for its rather big flowers.