Lilium monadelphum

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Lilium monadelphum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Liliaceae
Genus: Lilium
Species: L. monadelphum
Binomial name
Lilium monadelphum
  • Lilium loddigesianum Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Lilium georgicum Manden.

Lilium monadelphum is a bulbous plant native to Crimea and to North and South Caucasus.[2][3][4]


Lilium monadelphum grows from 0.5 to 2 metres (1.5–6 feet) tall. The flowers have reflexed tepals (tepals bent backwards), in banana yellow with purple spots.

formerly included[2]


  1. ^ Marschall von Bieberstein, Friedrich August 1808. Flora Taurico-Caucasica 1: 267 in Latin
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Famlies
  3. ^ Czerepanov, S.K. (1995). Vascular Plants of Russia and Adjacent States (The Former USSR): 1-516. Cambridge University Press.
  4. ^ Ikinci, N., Oberprieler, C. & Güner, A. (2006). On the origin of European lilies: phylogenetic analysis of Lilium section Liriotypus (Liliaceae) using sequences of the nuclear ribosomal transcribed spacers. Willdenowia 36: 647-565.

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