Saturday, October 23, 2010

Hymenocallis, Spider Lily Flower

PD Photo: A Hymenocallis flower showing six spokes, as pattern for the three-lobed design of the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE.

Hymenocallis, a bulbous perennial herb, is a genus of plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, having 63 species native to tropical and subtropical America. The plants have large spectacular flowers, and some of the species are known as varieties of Spider Lilies.

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