Taxon: Hemerocallis fulva (L.) L.

Genus: Hemerocallis
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae
  Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae
Nomen number: 18861
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:462. 1762
Name Verified on: 23-Oct-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Dict Econ Pl)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed16)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


    . exact native range obscure, probable origin e. Asia


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Guangxi, - Xizang
    • Western Asia: Iran
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. in temperate regions


    . cult. in temperate regions


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Check other web resources for Hemerocallis fulva (L.) L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hemerocallis fulva cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.