Hymenocallis crassifolia Herb.
  • Appendix
  • Coastal Carolina spider-lily


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Hymenocallis crassifolia Herb. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000666698. Accessed on: 13 Jul 2020'

General Information

Bulb rhizomatous, narrowly ovoid, 2–5 × 1.5–3 cm; basal plate 1–2.5 cm; neck 3–9 cm; tunic light gray. Leaves deciduous, 3–5, nearly erect, (2.4–)3.5–6.8 dm × 1–2.5 cm, coriaceous; blade shiny green, liguliform, channeled in proximal 1/2, apex acute. Scape 3–5 dm, 2-edged, glaucous; scape bracts 2, enclosing buds, 2.5–5 cm × 7–12 mm; subtending floral bracts 2–3 cm × ca. 5 mm. Flowers 2–3, opening sequentially, fragrant; perianth tube green, 5–8(–10) cm; tepals slightly ascending, white, tinged green on keel, especially at base, (6–)7–9(–11.5) cm × 3–6 mm; corona white with small green eye, funnelform at full anthesis, then gradually spreading, shortly tubulose proximally, (2–)2.5–3.5 × 3.5–4.5 cm (unbroken on herbarium sheets), margins between free portions of filaments irregularly dentate, projections not prominent; free portions of filaments inserted on flat sinal base, suberect, white, 1.5–3 cm; anthers 1–2 cm, pollen golden; ovary green, ovoid, 0.8–1.5 cm × ca. 5 mm, ovules 2–3 per locule; style green in distal 1/2, rapidly fading to white proximally, (10–)13–18 cm. Capsules subglobose, 2–3 × 2–3 cm. Seeds elongate, 1.5–2 × 1–1.5 cm. 2n = 40.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Coastal Carolina spider-lily

     Information From

    Amaryllidaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).