Disporum lutescens

Family Colchicaceae (also placed in Liliaceae)
Tribe Uvularieae
Scientific name Disporum lutescens (Maximovicz) Koidzumi
Synonyms Disporum smilacinum A. Gray var. lutescens Maximovicz
Common name (Japanese common name) kibana-chigo-yuri (キバナチゴユリ, 黄花稚児百合 [meaning: yellow flower little children lily])
(English common name) none
Distribution (Japan) Honshu (Ohsaka Prefecture, Wakayama Prefecture), Shikoku, Kyushu
(Other nations) none
Habitat Mountane forest
Chromosomal number 2n=16
Description Plants ca. 15-35cm tall. Flowers yellow ca. 10-15mm long, flowering in May to June. Perennial plants.
References Disporum lutescens (Maxim.) Koidz.
Biosystematic Studies in Disporum (Liliaceae-Polygonateae) : IV. Karyotype Analysis of some Asiatic and North American Taxa with Special Reference to their Systematic Status
Note Native to Japan.

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