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Narcissus tazetta (cream narcissus)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Narcissus tazetta (paperwhite, bunch-flowered narcissus, Bunch-flowered Daffodil, Chinese sacred lily, cream narcissus, joss flower, polyanthus narcissus) is a perennial ornamental plant that grows from a bulb. Cultivars of N. tazetta include 'Paperwhite', 'Grand Soleil d'Or' and 'Ziva', which are popularly used for forcing indoors, as is the form of N. tazetta known as Chinese Sacred Lily.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Bees
Scent [2]  The flowers are very powerfully scented;
Structure [2]  Bulb
Usage [2]  An essential oil obtained from the flowers is used in perfumery;
Height [2]  20 inches (0.5 m)
Width [2]  3.937 inches (0.1 m)
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Protected Areas

Predators

Pyralis farinalis (Meal moth)[3]
Xanthopastis timais (Spanish Moth)[3]

Distribution

Medit. to Afghanistan, SE. China to Japan;

External References

USDA Plant Profile

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Citations

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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