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Not an Orchid

This is a discussion on Not an Orchid within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; My brother is in India and saw this flower and thought I would know what ...

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    My brother is in India and saw this flower and thought I would know what it is....like not a clue! While I don't know its ID, I don't think it is an orchid... any help????
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    Some kind of lily? Found it listed as a spider lily. Googled for lily, saw a red spider lily, googled for spider lily and looked at images. Spider Lily | Trimoon.com

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    Yes it is spider lily and very commonly grown here in Malaysia. There are beds of it on some of road dividers. The scientific name is Hymenocallis speciosa.

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    Its from the genus Crinum (cry-num)

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    We have them here...they get huge and are beauties!

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    ive looked at getting one before....but my gardens too small and full anyway

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    Oh, that is cool. I have seen them before too. Never knew the name though.

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