Hymenocallis littoralis

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Hymenocallis littoralis


Leaves 2-ranked, stalkless, oblong, 40-120 cm by 1.5-5 (-7) cm, acute. Inflorescences 6-11-flowered; Flowers fragrant. Ovules 4-5 per cell, style slightly exceeding the stamens.


Asia-Tropical: Bismarck Archipelago (Bismarck Archipelago); Jawa (Jawa); Philippines (Philippines), Luzon, Pacific Islands, Southern America, Tropical Africa, tropical Asia
South to Central America; cultivated and naturalized in tropical Africa, tropical Asia, Malesia and the Pacific Islands. Malesia: Java, Philippines (Luzon), Bismarck Archipelago.


Naves 1880: Nov. App.: 149
Ker-GawL 1805 – In: Curt. Bot. Mag.: t. 805
Salisb. 1923 – In: Enum. Philipp. Flow. Pl.: 211
Naves 1880: Nov. App.: 256
Safford 1905 – In: Contr. U.S. Nat. Herb.: 342
Merr. 1918: Sp. Blanc.: 98
Peekel 1984: Fl. Bismarck Arch. Natur.: 89
Backer & Bakh. f. 1968 – In: Fl. Java: 138
Naves 1880: Nov. App.: 256