Pancratium ovatum Mill.


Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Pancratium

Description: 

From Bot. Reg. The drawing was made from a plant which flowered in the hothouse in Mr, Griffin's garden at South Lambeth. The stem was about the length of the outer leaf, which was about one foot long and half of one broad.

History: 

Published in Gard. Dict., ed. 6. 9 in 1771.

Basionym of Hymenocallis ovata (Mill.) M.Roem.

Also published in Bot. Reg. 1: 43 in 1815.

Other names listed in Bot. Reg.:

Pancratium amoenum Andrews - synonym

P. amboinense L. ß - synonym


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