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'L. taliense var. kaichen' (Species or Wild Lily)
Another unusual and lovely variant of Lilium talense, these were grown from seed obtained by Ed McRae from the Edinburgh Botanic Garden that had been collected in the Chinese province of Yunnan. We took this photo during a visit to Lava Rock Nursery where Ed had at one time maintained a rather large and extensive collection of Lilium species.
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base