Greek chlide – valuable ornament, anthos – flower.
A single-species genus, for description see C. fragrans.
Grown for the highly fragrant and attractive flowers.
Offsets in spring that flower 3 years later or from seed which produces plants flowering 4-5 years later.
Corona present; anthers basifixed.
1 species from the Andes of Peru.
Source: (2005). Amaryllidaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.