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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 ornata

Hymenocallis ornata (C.D.Bouché) M.Roem., 1847.


Pancratium ornatum C.D.Bouché, Linnaea 13: 79. 1839.


Hymenocallis skinneriana Herb., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29(Misc.): 45. 1843.
Pancratium skinnerianum (Herb.) Standl. & Steyerm., Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 23: 39. 1944.


Roemer, M.J. 1847. Familiarum Naturalium Regni Vegetabilis Synopses Monographicae seu Enumeratio Omnium Plantarum hucusque Detectarum Secundum Ordines Naturales, Genera et Sepcies Digestarum, Additas Diagnosibus, Synonymis, Novarumque vel Minus Cognitarum Descriptionibus Curante M. J. Roemer. 4: 166.

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 ornata is a bulb-forming herb native to Guatemala. It has showy white flowers and is frequently grown as an ornamental in many places.[2][3][4]

Hymenocallis ornata is a bulb-forming perennial with flowers in an umbel.[4]

The Plant List, Hymenocallis ornata
Encyclopedia of Life
Roemer, M.J. 1847. Familiarum Naturalium Regni Vegetabilis Monographicae 4: 166. Hymenocallis ornata
Carl David Bouché. 1839. Linnaea 13: 79., Pancratium ornatum

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