Pancratium L.
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 290. 1753. (1 May 1753)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pancratium L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 24 Oct 2020'

General Information

Herbs perennial, bulbiferous. Leaves basal, sessile, linear or ligulate. Flowering stem solid. Inflorescences umbellate, 1- to many flowered; involucres 2. Pedicel often short. Perianth subfunnelform; lobes 6, spreading, lanceolate or linear. Stamens inserted at throat of perianth tube; filaments connate into a cup for most of their length but apically free; anthers versatile, linear. Ovary with many ovules. Style filiform; stigma capitate, sometimes somewhat 3-lobed to -branched, small. Fruit a capsule, 3-valved, loculicidal. Seeds black, angular.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora Of CHina @
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    Moderately large scapose herbs with tunicated bulbs and rather fleshy basal leaves; inflorescence scapose, umbelliform, involucrate, bearing few to several showy sessile flowers; perianth salverform, with a very narrow tube and six spread- ing narrowly linear lobes; stamens inserted on the margin of a very conspicuous turbinate corona, the free portion of the filaments long and very slender; anthers linear, versatile; ovary inferior, 3-celled; fruit a fairly large, tardily dehiscent capsule.

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     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).