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Common name

English: Sea Daffodil

German: Strandlilie

Portuguese: Lirio marino


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Liliales (106)

        Family: Amaryllidaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Pancratium (1)

            Epithet: maritimum Linné (4)

Synonym: Hymenocallis caroliniana (L.) Herb.

caroliniana => from the Province of Carolina, a former colony of North America including the modern states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi, and parts of modern Florida and Louisiana

maritimum => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Pancratium maritimum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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