Description

Lilium oxypetalum Baker 1874

Taxonomy:
Once more we split both infragenerics, the purple florwering Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne and the giant yellow flowering Lilium oxypetalum var. oxypetalum (which can be held as the typus-form) in order to keep them plainly apart.

Origin:
Its native range is Kashmir to W. Nepal

Propagation:
sowing Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne # 1 MA ´11.16 (Loxin1)
failed, likely seeds have been expired

sowing Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne # 2 PWS ´01.17 (Loxin2)
25% germination, seedlings –> tissue-culture

sowing Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne # 3 SR ´02.17 (Loxin3)
25% germination, seedlings

sowing Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne # 4 CR ´08.17 (Loxin4)
less than 10% germination, seedlings


Lilium oxypetalum var. insigne in courtesy of Alan Mitchell

product-image in courtesy of Ulrika Johansson