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spider lily

[W3, DJE different sp.] n. a plant with a white flower resembling a spider: 1889 Pancratium sp. (Gardner 356). 1971 Crinum sp. (Rabley 53). 1977 Hymenocallis declinata (Patterson 121). cf. ESSEQUIBO LILY, RAGGED LADY (San Sal., White)

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Last update: 2011-10-26 17:26
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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