ⓘ Crinum pedunculatum

                                     

ⓘ Crinum pedunculatum

Crinum pedunculatum also known as the swamp lily, river lily or mangrove lily, is a bulbous perennial found in stream and tidal areas of the Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales, Australia as well as New Guinea and some Pacific Islands. It is unclear whether it is native or introduced to Norfolk Island.

C. pedunculatum according to some sources, to be a synonym of crinum asiaticum VAR. pedunculatum. The differences between C. asiaticum and C. pedunculatum thin. The latter, as a rule, somewhat smaller, but has broader petals, giving it a less fragile appearance.

It is a large bulbous perennial plant, up to 2 to 3 metres with a spread of up to 3 meters. It likes either full sun or partial shade. It is usually located on the edge of the forest, but at the high tide level close to mangroves.

White, fragrant flowers in a cluster with 10 to 100 flowers in umbels.