All Floras      Advanced Search
Login | eFloras Home | Help
Dinghushan | Family List | Liliaceae | Lilium

Lilium brownii F. E. Br. ex Miell.

淡紫百合

Description from Flora of China

Bulb globose, 2--4.5 cm in diam.; scales white, lanceolate, 1.8--4 × 0.8--1.4 cm. Stem 0.7--2 m, smooth or papillose. Leaves scattered, frequently distal ones gradually becoming smaller, lanceolate, linear, oblanceolate, or obovate, 7--15 × (0.6--)1--2 cm, 5--7-veined. Flowers solitary or several in a subumbel, funnelform, fragrant. Tepals spreading distally and recurved apically, milk white, suffused purplish, unspotted; outer ones oblong-oblanceolate, 13--18 × 2--4.3 cm; inner ones spatulate, 3.4--5 cm wide; nectaries papillose on both surfaces. Stamens curved upward; filaments 10--13 cm, densely pilose to glabrous. Style 8.5--11 cm. Capsule 4.5--6 × ca. 3.5 cm. Fl. Jun--Aug, fr. Sep--Oct.

Often cultivated in China for its edible bulbs and medicinal uses.

* Sparse forests, thickets, grassy slopes, rocky hillsides along ravines or streams,wastelands around villages; 100--2200 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang.

生活型: 草本

栽培植物: 野生

特征: 直立草本;

花期: 夏月

生境: 见于鸡笼山山顶草地

用途: 鳞茎供鲜食或晒百合片、制粉,又入药清热利尿、润 肺止咳

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 单子叶植物纲


 

 |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |