Overview

Distribution

Henan.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Description

Plants deciduous in winter. Roots slightly fleshy, with a swollen, tuberous part near tip. Leaves only slightly equitant basally, linear, 50--70 × 0.7--1 cm, soft. Scape several branched, 80--90 cm, rather slender, solid, many flowered (sometimes more than 100-flowered); bracts lanceolate, 2.5--2.8 cm × 5--7 mm. Pedicel 5--7 mm. Flowers small, slightly fragrant, opening during day, purplish black apically in bud. Perianth orange or golden yellow; tube usually greenish, 2.5--2.8 cm; segments spreading, 5.5--5.8 × 1--1.4 cm, inner ones slightly wider than outer. Filaments ca. 4 cm; anthers blackish or yellow, ca. 6 mm. Capsule ovoid-ellipsoid, ca. 1.5 × 0.8 cm. Fl. Jul--Oct. 2 n = 22*.
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Ecology

Habitat

* Hill forests, openings in forests on hilltops; 700--1000 m.
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