Giant gymea lily (Doryanthes excelsa)

Painting of Doryanthes excelsa (giant gymea lily

Plants such as Doryanthes excelsa collected on expedition in Australia soon began to flower in gardens in England and France in the nineteenth century. Doryanthes excels flower dint eh garden at Woodhall, Lanarkshire in 1826.

Illustration - Doryanthes excelsa (the giant gymea lily) painted by E. Weddell.

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