BX 346/lilium formosanum

David Pilling pbs@pilling.demon.co.uk
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 06:18:03 PDT

In message <1379333155.16851.YahooMailNeo@web121901.mail.ne1.yahoo.com>, 
ds429 <ds429@frontier.com> writes
>39. Lilium formosanum var formosanum (syn L.f. var pricei), ex 
>wild-collected seed from Taiwan, 3 - 3.5 ft tall

var. formosanum and var. pricei are not synonyms, more antonyms - 
they're the two possibilities out of two, until someone invents other 

Anyway sounds good, at 3ft. does not sound like var pricei - discussion 
about this species a couple of days back.

It reminds me what I noticed about my really nice specimens (second 
photo, top of this page):


was that the pollen was brown and ones from other sources had yellow 

David Pilling
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