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The spiderlily, Hymenocallis latifolia, is commonly observed in coastal backdunes and scrub areas.

Species Name: Hymenocallis latifolia (P. Mill.) M. Roemer
Common Name: Spiderlily
Mangrove spiderlily
Perfumed spiderlily
Synonymy: Hymenocallis caymanensis
Hymenocallis collieri
Hymenocallis keyensis
Hymenocallis kimballiae
Pancratium latifolium
  1. TAXONOMY

    Kingdom Phylum/Division Class: Order: Family: Genus:
    Plantae Magnoliophyta Liliopsida Liliales Liliaceae Hymenocallis

    Other Taxonomic Groupings

    Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
    Subclass: Liliidae

  2. HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION

    No information is available at this time

  3. LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY

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  4. PHYSICAL TOLERANCES

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  5. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

    No information is available at this time

  6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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  7. REFERENCES

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Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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Page last updated: December 19, 2001

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