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Taxon: Lilium lancifolium Thunb.

Genus: Lilium
Family: Liliaceae
Subfamily: Lilioideae
Tribe: Lilieae
Nomen number: 104679
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 2:333. 1794
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Hortus 3; Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Zhejiang, Henan, Hebei, Hunan, Hubei, Gansu, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Jilin, Shanxi, Shandong, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Qinghai, Guangxi, Xizang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. in temperate regions)


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Check other web resources for Lilium lancifolium Thunb. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Lilium lancifolium 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2021. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://mgb.cimmyt.org/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104679. Accessed 23 January 2021.