Hymenocallis speciosa (L. f. ex Salisb.) Salisb. (Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 340. 1812.)
Localities: West Indies (endemic), Lesser Antilles (native) [Grenada, Dominica, the Grenadines, Martinique, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [ Puerto Rico (exotic)[], Virgin Islands (exotic) ( St. John, ) ], Bahamas (native),
Common Names: Lirio del Japón (Cuba),
Synonyms: Pancratium caribaeum Curtis (Bot. Mag. 21: t. 826. 1805.), Pancratium speciosum L. f. ex Salisb. (Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2: 73. 1794.),
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Originally in Alliaceae.
Last edited 23 Oct 07