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Lycoris caldwellii Traub


Description from Flora of China

Bulbs subglobose, ca. 4 cm in diam. Leaves appearing in early spring, green, ligulate, ca. 30 × 1.5 cm, midvein not distinctly pale, apex obtuse. Umbel 6- or 7-flowered. Perianth pink to creamy in bud, gradually fading to white at anthesis; tube ca. 2 cm; lobes oblanceolate, ca. 7 × 1.2 cm, margin minutely undulate. Stamens shorter than perianth; filament white. Style nearly as long as perianth, apex pale rose. Fl. Sep. 2 n = 27*.

* Shady and wet places on slopes. Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Zhejiang.


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