lilium ID L formosanum etc

Jim McKenney
Tue, 31 Jan 2006 13:54:38 PST
Ken Hixon wrote: " Wilson believed that L. phillippinense was a form of L.

Ken, wasn't it the other way around? What we now know as Lilium formosanum
was long known as L. philippinense (note the one l ) formosanum. I suspect
that is why so much of the "Lilium philippinense" material now seen turns
out to be L. formosanum.

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where Lilium formosanum is at
home - for awhile. 

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