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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Amaryllidoideae
Tribus: Hymenocallideae
Genus: Hymenocallis
Species: Hymenocallis howardii
Name

Hymenocallis howardii Bauml, 1989.
References

Bauml, J.A. 1989. Flora Novo-Galiciana 15: 212.

Govaerts, R. & al. 2006. World Checklist of selected plant families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens. 2010 Jan 07[1]

The International Plant Names Index (2009). Published on the Internet. 2010 Jan 07 [2].

Vernacular names
Hymenocallis howardii is a species of spider-lily, native to southwestern Mexico. It is known from the states of Nayarit, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, and Oaxaca.[1][2][3] It is smaller than most other members of the genus, with scapes only about 60 cm tall. The species is named in honor of its discoverer, the late Thad Howard of Texas.
References

Bauml, James. Flora Novo-Galiciana 15: 212 1989.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
CONABIO. 2009. Catálogo taxonómico de especies de México. 1. In Capital Nat. México. CONABIO, Mexico City.

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