Wild Lily: L. paradoxuin Steam 1956

Discovered at a height of 12,000 feet at the most northerly point of the Tsangpo river in south-eastern Tibet during 1947 by Ludlow, Sherriff and Elliot. A single-flowered lily, 8-10 inches tall, leaves arranged in whorls, erect-flowering, open, saucer-shaped, purple blooms of diameter 2-2f inches. Not in cultivation, (RIIS-LYB 1958)

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