The Family Alstroemeriaceae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Subfamily (11): Asteroideae · Cestroideae · Isopyroideae · Larinae · Plumerioideae · Potentilloideae · Ranunculoideae · Rhinanthoideae · Rhododendroideae · Scrophularioideae · Violoideae
- Tribe (13): Allamandeae · Anemoneae · Anthemideae · Astereae · Cheloneae · Coreopsideae · Geeae · Isopyreae · Larini · Nicotianeae · Plumerieae · Rhododendreae · Violeae
- Genus (5): Alstroemeria · Bomarea · Leontochir · Schickendantzia · Taltalia
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 1,454 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Family Alstroemeriaceae.
Alstroemeria (; syn. Alstremeria), commonly called the Peruvian Lily or Lily of the Incas, is a South American genus of about 120 species of flowering plants. Almost all of the species are restricted to one of two distinct centers of diversity, one in central Chile, the other in eastern Brazil. Species of Alstroemeria from Chile are winter-growing plants while those of Brazil are summer-growing. All are long-lived perennials except A. (Taltalia) graminea, a diminutive annual from the Atacama Desert of Chile. [more]
Bomarea is one of the two major in the plant family Alstroemeriaceae. Most occur in the Andes. Several species are occasionally found as garden plants. [more]
More info about the Genus Taltalia may be found here.
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