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NTBG Plant Name:
Hymenocallis pedalis
Barcode:
PTBG1000025957
Specimen ID:
002178
Collector ID:
439
Collector Name:
Lynwood Hume
Collection Date:
October 27, 1989
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Kawaihau District
Locality:
5875 Lokelani Rd., Queen's Acres, Wailua Homesteads.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Plant in flower ca. 70 cm tall. Leaves equitant, to 58 X 5.5. (-6.6) cm, above mostly medium green, glossy, with base nearly white, below pale green somewhat glossy. Inflorescence: scape 38 X 2.3 cm, solid, flattened, sharply 2-edged, pale green, darker on ridges, somewhat glossy; two floral bracts like onion skin, transparent in places; bracts within inflorescence pale greenish-white; head within inflorescence pale greenish-white; head 8-flowered; flowers deeply fragrant, appear freshly opened at dawn; ovary medium green, 1.5 cm long; tube 19 cm long, mostly pale green but becoming white at apex, curved; segments to 13 X 0.7 cm, white with green tips, arched but well seperate from funnelform corona, pendant and curling; corona ultimately flat, 4.2 cm wide, white; stamens widely spreading (13-15 cm across), some nearly horizontal, free part to 7 cm long, in free part mostly bright green, otherwise white, anther green with brown-orange pollen; pistil longer than stamens (10 cm above mouth of corona), white at base, through pale green to dark green at apex and trilobed, club-like stigma; ovary with 5-7 white ovules in each chamber. Cultivated by L. Hume, from bulb collected on 'Eua, Tonga, by L. Hume ("seed" col. #350, PTBG Accsn. #870022) in Feb., 1987.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Habitat:
Cultivated.
Comments:
Specimen consists of two sheets (002177 & 002178).
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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