Lilium pyrenaicum

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Lilium pyrenaicum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Lilium
Species: L. pyrenaicum
Binomial name
Lilium pyrenaicum
Capsules and seeds

Lilium pyrenaicum (Pyrenean Lily, Yellow Turk's-cap Lily, Yellow Martagon Lily) is native to montane regions, mainly the Pyrenees, from Spain and eastwards, with the range extending into the Caucasus. It grows up to 1.3m high. It bears up to 12 Turks-cap shaped flowers. These are yellow, orange or red, and unpleasantly scented.

References[edit]

  • Patrick M. Synge: Collins Guide to Bulbs. 1961.
  • European Garden Flora; vol. 1, 1986.