Erythronium sibiricum

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Erythronium sibiricum (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Krylov

Liliaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: six-stellate
Fruit: loculicidal capsule

63D / e981ab 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: pendant

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Liliidae
Superordo:
Lilianae
Ordo:
Liliales

Erythronium sibiricum is a perennial.

Naming

Erythronium sibiricum was already described and the name validly published by Friedrich Ernst Ludwig von Fischer and Carl Anton von Meyer. It was Porphyriy Nikitich Krylov, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1929.

Taxonomy

Erythronium sibiricum is a species in the genus Erythronium which contains approximately 30 to 32 species and belongs to the family of the Liliaceae (Lily Family). The type species of the genus is Erythronium dens-canis.

Characteristics

Erythronium sibiricum - habitus
Erythronium sibiricum - leaves
Erythronium sibiricum - flowers
Erythronium sibiricum - fruits

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 15 to 20 centimetres.

Leaves

Erythronium sibiricum has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are lanceolate, entire and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Erythronium sibiricum produces racemes of pendant, pink six-stellate flowers.

The perennials produce loculicidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a half-shady situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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