Red-banded lily

Lilium auratum var. rubrovittatum

  • Red-banded lily
  • Red-banded lily
  • Red-banded lily
  • Red-banded lily
  • Flower name
    Red-banded lily
  • Scientific name
    Lilium 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.


  • Order
    Liliales
  • Family
    Liliaceae
  • Genus
    Lilium
  • Species
    L. auratum var. rubrovittatum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lilies
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant, bulb
  • Flower colorsRed White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 150.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 18.0 cm

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