Hymenocallis tridentata

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Florida spider-lily
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Amaryllidoideae
Genus: Hymenocallis
Species: H. tridentata
Binomial name
Hymenocallis tridentata
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Hymenocallis tridentata, the Florida spider-lily, is a bulb-forming herb native to southern Florida, to about as far north as Vero Beach.[3] The species grows in marshes and wet prairies very close to sea level. It is similar to H. rotata, but somewhat smaller.[4][5]

Hymenocallis tridentata is a bulb-forming perennial. Leaves are narrowly linear, up to 50 cm long, deep green. Scape is up to 30 cm tall, with an umbel of 2 flowers. Flowers are white, fragant; staminal cup up to 7 cm across, with uneven teeth along the edge.[5][4][1]

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