Lycoris kiushiana

Lycoris sanguinea var. kiushiana

  • Lycoris  kiushiana
  • Lycoris  kiushiana
  • Lycoris  kiushiana
  • Lycoris  kiushiana
  • Flower name
    Lycoris kiushiana
  • Scientific name
    Lycoris sanguinea var. kiushiana
  • Alias大狐の剃刀, Lycoris sanguinea, Lycoris, リコリス
  • Place of originJapan and the Korean peninsula
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August
  • Language of flowersBewitching

What is Lycoris kiushiana

Lycoris kiushiana (scientific name: Lycoris sanguinea var. kiushiana) is a variant of Lycoris Maxim (scientific name: Lycoris sanguinea Maxim.) which a perennial of the family amaryllidaceae native to Japan and the Korean peninsula. Lycoris kiushiana lives in heigher place than Lycoris Maxim. Flowers of Lycoris kiushiana are greater than Lycoris Maxim. In the case of Lycoris kiushiana, the stamens eject from perianth and, in the case of Lycoris maxim, are within perianth. Unfortunately, the whole grass is poisonous grass. For side layers, please refer to Feature poisonous plant.

Common name:Lycoris kiushiana , scientific name: Lycoris sanguinea var. kiushiana , aka: Ohkitsunenokamisori , origin: Japan, Korean peninsula, Habitat: Southern Kanto, 9 forest edge State of the environment: mountain, forest floor, living type: perennial, height: 30-50 cm bulb: ovoid, leaf length: 30-40 cm,:0.8~1 cm leaf width, leaf: linear, monoclinous, inflorescence shape: Umbellate inflorescences, squeezing: funnel-shaped petal count: 6, number of stamens: 6, pistil number: 1, ovary: backward, flower: Orange, flower Bloom: shoot apical meristems in 3-5 pieces with the flowering period: July-August, flower diameter (perianth piece long): 6 ~ 9 cm, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit, remarks: the whole plant is toxic.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Lycoris
  • Species
    L. sanguinea var. kiushiana
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsOrange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower6.0 ~ 9.0 cm

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