Lycoris radiata

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyAmaryllidaceae
Family (Traditional)Amaryllidaceae
GenusLycoris
Species:Lycoris radiata Miq.
Common NameRed Spider Lily; Hurricane Lily
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: absent; Leaf Type: lily-like; Leaf Type: sword-like; Leaf Venation: parallel; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Red; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Madison (KY), Blount (TN), Cumberland (TN), Montgomery (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, HTTU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1985 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0071389 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Lycoris radiata
TENN-V-0071390 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Lycoris radiata
TENN-V-0071391 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Lycoris radiata
APSC0046174 Montgomery Tennessee 03 Aug 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Lycoris radiata
HTTU001171 Tennessee
HTTU
Lycoris radiata
BEREA025332 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Lycoris radiata
APSC0046173 Montgomery Tennessee 20 Sep 2012 Angela Mummaw
APSC
Lycoris radiata
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Plant Photos

Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes
Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes
Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes
Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes
Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes
Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes
Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes
Lycoris radiata - Dwayne Estes