Key to Tasmanian Dicots
Amaryllidaceae (formerly part of Liliaceae) 4b:391
Tasmania has three introduced genera in the Amaryllidaceae, Amaryllis (Belladonna Lily or Naked Ladies), Narcissus (Daffodils and Jonquils) and Leucojum (Snowflakes). Each are both quite robust herbs with long, narrow leaves arising from bulbs (though Amaryllis is often leafless when flowering).

These genera were once considered to be part of Liliaceae, which was a very artificial grouping of plants and has therefore been splintered in numerous families. To see the fates of the other Tasmanian genera formerly in Liliaceae click here.


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