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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: Ismene
Subgenus: I. subg. Elisena
Species: Ismene longipetala

Ismene longipetala (Lindl.) Meerow, 1990.


Elisena longipetala Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 24(Misc.): 45. 1838.
Hymenocallis longipetala (Lindl.) J.F.Macbr., Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 11: 11. 1931.


Hymenocallis velardei Traub, Pl. Life 19: 49. 1963.


I. × deflexa
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Western South America
SW. Ecuador to NW. Peru

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Meerow, A.W. 1990. Flora of Ecuador. Goteborg, Stockholm 41(202):26.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Ismene longipetala in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 02. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Ismene longipetala. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 02 2018.
The Plant List 2013. Ismene longipetala in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 02. 2018. Ismene longipetala. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 02 Aug. 2018.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Ismene longipetala in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

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