Origin : area of origin
wild or cultivated
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Alstroemeria haemantha Ruiz & Pav. Amaryllideae. Herb lily.
Chile. The plant furnishes a farina from its roots.
Alstroemeria ligtu Linn.
Chile and the mountains of Peru. A farina is obtained from its roots. It is called in Peru lintu, in Chile utat.  Its roots furnish a palatable starch. 
- ↑ Pickering, C. Chron. Hist. Pls. 661. 1879.
- ↑ Mueller, P. Sel. Pls. 33. 1891. (A. pallida)