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Taxon: Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus L.

Genus: Hemerocallis
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae. Also placed in: Hemerocallidaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 70337
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:324. 1753 "Lilio Asphodelus"
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 25-Oct-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA). Alternate site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • lemon day-lily   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • lemon-lily   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • yellow day-lily   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • bei huang hua cai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • gul daglilja   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Caucasus: Armenia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Mongolia: Mongolia [East Mongolia]
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [n.e.]; Slovenia

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2015)

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