Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum

Scientific name: Hippeastrum reginae (L.) Herb.

Bangla name: Not known

 

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)

Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Amaryllidaceae
Genus Hippeastrum
Species H. reginae

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Economic Importance

Mostly used as indoor ornamental purpose

Also used as medicinal virtue as  it contains several  alkaloids, which include anti-parasitic and psychopharmacological activity due to their high alkaloid content.  It has also been used in folk medicine to treat swellings and wounds.

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