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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.
Hymenocallis speciosa

Native to:

Alabama, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Angola, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chagos Archipelago, Comoros, Cook Is., Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, India, Jawa, Line Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Nauru, New South Wales, Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Tonga, Wake I., Zambia, Zaïre

Hymenocallis Salisb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 338 (1812)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0