Botanical name: Proiphys amboinensis Family: Amaryllidaceae (Nargis family )
Synonyms: Eurycles amboinensis, Eurycles sylvestris
Cardwell Lily is an attractive perennial bulb plant which occurs naturally in the rainforest and coastal areas of Western Australia and South-East Asia. The large kidney-shaped leaves are glossy with symmetrically curved venation. They are 20-30 cm long and 15-35 cm wide and carried on long stems 15-60 cm long. The white flowers which occur in summer have a yellow throat and are produced on stalks which can vary from 15-90 cm long. Cardwell Lily is surprising not well know, despite it being an attractive and not difficult to grow plant.
Identification credit: Jayasree Kodumba
The flower labeled Cardwell Lily is ...