Description

Lilium bakerianum Collett & Hemsley 1890

Taxonomy:
Kew Gardens accept following infraspecific species
Lilium bakerianum var. aureum A.Grove & Cotton
Lilium bakerianum var. bakerianum
Lilium bakerianum var. delavayi (Franch.) E.H.Wilson
Lilium bakerianum var. rubrum Stearn
Lilium bakerianum var. yunnanense (Franch.) Sealy ex Woodcock & Stearn
–> Lilium bakerianum var. yunnanense album (selected clones)

Laboratory comment:
Compare Lilium yunnanense in our list, which appears as a very short form, Bjørnar Olsen mentioned by its former name. A species/variation, however, we have in successful propagation as well.
We are actually processing 2 different, healthy clones which flowers appear in white.


Lilium bakerianum var. yunnanense in courtesy of Steve Garvie

Origin:
China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan), Nepal, Myanmar; in grassy Pinus forests, 1.500 – 3.800 m

Propagation:
bulb Lilium bakerianum var. yunnanense album YW # 1
tissue-culture (11.20)

bulb Lilium bakerianum var. yunnanense album PW # 2
tissue-culture (11.20)