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Lilium speciosum var. gloriosoides Baker


Description from Flora of China

Lilium kanahirae Hayata; L. konishii Hayata.

Bulb flattened subglobose, ca. 5 cm in diam.; scales white, broadly lanceolate, ca. 2 × 1.2 cm. Stem 60--120 cm. Leaves scattered, shortly petiolate, lanceolate, oblong-lanceolate, or ovate-lanceolate, 7--18 × 1--5 cm, 3--5-veined, margin papillose, apex acuminate. Flowers 1--5 in a raceme or subumbel, nodding. Tepals recurved, white, with purple-red blotches and spots on proximal 1/3--1/2, lanceolate to narrowly oblong, 6--7.5 × 1--2 cm, margin undulate; nectaries with red, fimbriate projections and papillae on both surfaces. Stamens diverging; filaments green, 5--6 cm; anthers crimson, 1.5--1.8 cm. Ovary 1.2--1.7 cm. Style 3--5 cm. Capsule subglobose, ca. 3 cm in diam. Fl. Jul--Aug, fr. Oct. 2 n = 24*.

The bulbs are edible and medicinal.

* Shaded and moist places in forests, grassy slopes; 600--900 m. Anhui, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Zhejiang.


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