Wild Florida Photo - Habranthus robustus

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Habranthus robustus

COPPERLILY

BRAZILIAN COPPERLILY

Not native to Florida

 

This native of Brazil has escaped cultivation in several central Florida counties in the area known as the I-4 corridor and can now occasionally be found in moist disturbed sites.
It can take close observation to note that the flowers are zygomorphic. Also, the stamens are of four different lengths.

 
Habranthus robustus is a member of the Amaryllidaceae - Amaryllis family.
 

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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