Description

Lilium nanum var. flavidum (Rendle) Sealy

Taxonomy:
Two infraspecifics are known and accepted referring to Kew Gardens:
Lilium nanum var. nanum (mentioned separately) and Lilium nanum var. flavidum

Origin:
China, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim; forest margins, thickets, grassy slopes, alpine grasslands, altitude 3.500 – 4.500 m


in courtesy of Steve Garvie


in courtesy of Steve Garvie

Laboratory comment:
Lilium nanum var. flavidum is often mixed up with Lilium euxanthum. Lilium nanum var. flavidum carries leaves reaching plainly above the flowers, Lilium euxanthum´s leaves are shorter, at most comes close to the flower, but does never tower above it.

Propagation:
sowing Lilium nanum var. flavidum # 1 SG ´09.20 (Lnanflav1)
sowing (03.21)
germination (04.21)

bulb/scales Lilium nanum var. flavidum # 2 YW ´11.19 (Lnanflav2)
tc

product-image Lilium nanum var. flavidum in courtesy of Steve Garvie