Plant Genera


Crinum

Family Code: AMARYL
Genus Code: CRINU
Genus CN: swamplily
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 65 species, pantropical, extending locally into warm temperate regions.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Crinum can be distinguished vegetatively from Hymenocallis by its spiral (vs. distichous) leaf arrangement and leaf margins finely toothed (vs. entire).
Genus References: Holmes in FNA (2002a); Meerow & Snijman in Kubitzki (1998a).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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