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Chlorophytum nepalense

A cool growth deciduous plant with swollen roots remaining dormant underground in winter. In spring the leaves start to grow. These are produced in a rosette of about 6 to 7 leaves and are about 12 inches long. The tall flower scape bears numerous star shaped white flowers in summer. Flowering is extended over a period of a month and more with flowers opening successively.

Excellent for growing on beds in regions of mild climate. Also adapts to pot culture.

Habitat: Distributed in the Eastern Himalayas and found growing in bright situations on ledges and rocky outcrops.

Ethnobotany: Not known.

 

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