China (Hupeh), Manchuria, Japan (1sland of Kyushu and Tsushima), Formosa. A delicate lily, 1-3 feet tall,July/August-flowcring, bearing up
to nine little Turk’s Capon slender pedicels that end in a narrow funnel. The black-spotted flowers are an unusual tone of brick-red. The are thicker at the tip, and the plant derives its name from this characteristic (caJlosinn means thick-skinned). Suitable for rockeries, quick-germinating, and easily multiplied from . R. W. Lighty reports the existence of unknown, large-flowered types in Korea.
L. callosum var.flavijlorum grows on the Japanese island of Okinawa.
Crosses with L. concolor — Evening Star (Skinner), L. callosum var. flaviflorum x L. concolor var. coridion = Sngekime (Myodo)io63.