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Hymenocallis rotata
Spider Lily
Amaryllidaceae: Amaryllis Family

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Flowers having 3 sepals, 3 petals, 6 stamens, and a funnel-like corona formed by a  connate stipular membrane embracing the base of the filaments.

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Hymenocallis  rotata

Description Perennial herbs with tunicate bulbs
Native: Yes
Habitat: Wetlands; glades, cypress swamps.

Flora of North Central Florida Checklist: Herbs

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Florida distribution maps: Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants   (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/). Wunderlin, R. P. and B. F. Hansen. 2000. [S. M. Landry and K. N. Campbell (application development), Florida Center for Community Design and Research.] Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.
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