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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 crassifolia

Hymenocallis crassifolia Herb., Appendix: 44. 1821.


Hymenocallis crassiflora Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 677. 1850, sphalm.
Pancratium crassifolium (Herb.) Schult. & Schult.f. in Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 7: 921. 1830.

Hymenocallis palusvirensis Traub, Pl. Life 18: 71. 1962.
Tomodon pratense Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 22. 1838.
Tomodon riparium Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 22. 1838.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Southeastern USA
Georgia; North Carolina; South Carolina

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

Herbert, W. (1821) Appendix 44.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2018. Hymenocallis crassifolia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 01. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Hymenocallis crassifolia. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 01 2018. 2018. Hymenocallis crassifolia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Aug. 01.

Hymenocallis crassifolia [1] is a plant in the Amaryllidaceae. Common name is coastal Carolina spiderlily. It is known from wetlands in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.[2][3] It is distinguished from other species of the genus by its stiff, coriaceous, liguliform leaves.[4]

Herbert, William. An Appendix: (General index to the Botanical magazine, vol. 43-48 containing a treatise on bulbous roots) 44. 1821.
Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution map
Flora of North America vol 26, p 288.

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