Vine Alstroemeria
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Vine Alstroemeria
P Introduced Photo: Nidhan Singh
Common name: Vine Alstroemeria
Botanical name: Bomarea multiflora    Family: Liliaceae (Lily family)
Synonyms: Bomarea floribunda, Alstroemeria multiflora

Vine Alstroemeria is a multi-stemmed climber up to 6-7 feet, with narrow, oblong, mid- to light-green leaves. The narrowly funnel-shaped flowers appear in rounded clusters from late spring to autumn, and are bright red to orange in color, orange or yellow inside, with red, brown, or brown spots, followed by lobed, bright red fruit. Vine Alstroemeria is native to S. America, cutivated widely as a garden plant.

Identification credit: Nidhan Singh Photographed in Llyods Botanical Garden, Darjeeling.

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