Description[ edit ] Lilium ledebourii is a persistent herbaceous plant that grows 50— centimeters tall. The stem is strong and straight. The leaves stand upright, and have fine hairs on the edge; their shape is linear to lance-shaped. They are 10—14 centimeters long, and 1—2 centimeters wide. The monoecious plant blooms in June and July with a panicle of one to fifteen fragrant flowers. The flowers are actinomorphic and attached on up to centimeter-long petioles.

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Lilium longiflorum flower — 1. Stigma , 2. Style , 3. Stamens , 4. Filament, 5. They form naked or tunicless scaly underground bulbs which are their organs of perennation.

In some North American species the base of the bulb develops into rhizomes , on which numerous small bulbs are found. Some species develop stolons. Most bulbs are buried deep in the ground, but a few species form bulbs near the soil surface. Many species form stem-roots. With these, the bulb grows naturally at some depth in the soil, and each year the new stem puts out adventitious roots above the bulb as it emerges from the soil.

These roots are in addition to the basal roots that develop at the base of the bulb. Lily, petal The flowers are large, often fragrant, and come in a wide range of colors including whites, yellows, oranges, pinks, reds and purples. Markings include spots and brush strokes. The plants are late spring- or summer-flowering.

The tepals are free from each other, and bear a nectary at the base of each flower. The fruit is a three-celled capsule. They exhibit varying and sometimes complex germination patterns, many adapted to cool temperate climates. Naturally most cool temperate species are deciduous and dormant in winter in their native environment.

But a few species which distribute in hot summer and mild winter area Lilium candidum , Lilium catesbaei , Lilium longiflorum lose leaves and remain relatively short dormant in Summer or Autumn, sprout from Autumn to winter, forming dwarf stem bearing a basal rosette of leaves until, after they have received sufficient chilling, the stem begins to elongate in warming weather.

Lilium candidum seeds Taxonomy[ edit ] Taxonomical division in sections follows the classical division of Comber, [5] species acceptance follows the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families , [6] the taxonomy of section Pseudolirium is from the Flora of North America, [7] the taxonomy of Section Liriotypus is given in consideration of Resetnik et al.


Lilium ledebourii

Home Blog Around Iran A flower you have never seen! Shared: [Votes: 21 Average: 3. Lilium ledebourii flowers from the early of May until the middle of May. The Damasch region is protected by the Department of Environment of Iran.



Lilium longiflorum flower — 1. Stigma , 2. Style , 3. Stamens , 4. Filament, 5.

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