Taxon: Lilium speciosum Thunb.

 
Genus: Lilium
Family: Liliaceae
  Subfamily: Lilioideae
      Tribe: Lilieae
Nomen number: 22216
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2:332. 1794
Name Verified on: 22-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jul-2006
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese lily  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • showy Japanese lily  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • showy lily  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • speciosum lily  (Source: Lilies World) - English
  • kanoko-yuri  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • laço-de-prata  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lírio-oriental  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lírio-vistoso  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • praktlilja  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Guangxi, - Hunan, - Jiangxi, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Taiwan

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Synge, P. M. Lilies: a revision of Elwes' monograph of the genus Lilium and its supplements. 1980 (Lilies) 126.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Woodcock, H. D. & W. T. Stearn Lilies of the world. 1950 (Lilies World)

Check other web resources for Lilium speciosum Thunb. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Lilium speciosum 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.