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Grand Crinum Lily   
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Grand Crinum Lily
ative Photo: Tabish
Common name: Grand crinum lily, Poison Bulb, Giant Crinum Lily, Spider Lily • Hindi: Nagadamani नागदामिनी , Sudarshan सुदर्शन • Tamil: விஷமூங்கில் Visamumgil • Malayalam: Pulattali • Nepali: हाडे फूल Haade Phool
Botanical name: Crinum asiaticum var. pedunculatum    Family: Amaryllidaceae (Nargis family)

This crinum lily makes an imposing presence in the garden. Dark green strap-like leaves may be more than 3 feet long by 4 inches wide. Flowers are shaped like tubes that flare open into a crown of narrow petals. The flowers are white and are arranged in clusters atop thick, succulent stems. Stamens are purple in color.

Identification credit: S. Kasim Photographed in Lodhi Garden, Delhi

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