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Lycoris shaanxiensis Y. Hsu et Z. B. Hu


Description from Flora of China

Bulbs subglobose, ca. 5 cm in diam. Leaves appearing in early spring, ligulate, ca. 50 × 1.8 cm, midvein not distinctly pale, apex obtuse. Flowering stem ca. 50 cm. Umbel 5--8-flowered; involucres 2, pale pink, lanceolate to broadly so, 5--7 × ca. 1.2 cm. Perianth white; tube ca. 2 cm; lobes recurved, adaxially with a few scattered, pale red stripes, abaxially with red midvein, margin minutely undulate. Stamens shorter than perianth; filament pale purple. Style slightly longer than perianth, apex purple. Fl. Aug--Sep.

* Shady slopes. Shaanxi, Sichuan.


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