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Prosartes smithii

Prosartes smithii (Hook.) Utech Shinwari & Kawano

Disporum smithii (Hook.) Piper

Prosartes menziesii D. Don

Uvularia smithii Hook.

Large-flowered Fairy Bell

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassLiliidaeIncludes lilies, orchids, and many others
OrderLilialesIncludes lilies, tulips, trilliums, greenbriars, and others
FamilyLiliaceaeLilly family
GenusProsartesFrom Greek prosartes, “attached”
SpeciessmithiiNamed for English botanist James E. Smith, founder of the Linnean Society of London

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Prosartes smithii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Prosartes smithii (Large-flowered Fairy Bell)

8/28/2007 · Simpson Reed Grove, Crescent City, CA
≈ 19 × 13" (48 × 32 cm)

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