- Flower nameRed-banded lily
- Scientific nameLilium auratum var. rubrovittatum
- Alias紅筋山百合, Lilium auratum var. rubrovittatum, benisuji yamayuri
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Red-banded lily
Red-banded lily or akasuji yamayuri (Scientific Name: Lilium auratum var. rubrovittatum) is an endemic Japanese species of bulbous lily of the family Yama yuri (mountain lily, scientific name:Lilium auratum) .
Golden-banded lily(L. auratum) has a gold band in the centre of the petals, whereas Red-banded lily(L. auratum var. rubrovittatum) has a reddish purple band instead.
Common name: Red-banded lily, Scientific name: Lilium auratum var. rubrovittatum, distribution: central Honshu to Tohoku of Japan, Environment: forest edge, wilderness, Grass height: 100 to 150 cm, Leaf Inflorescence: alternate, leaf color: green, flower color: white, Number of flower petals: 6, number of stamens: 6, number of pistils: 1, Flowering period: July to August, Flower diameter: 15-18 cm, fruit type: capsule-shaped.