Study on the Morphological Characteristics of Wild Lily from the Mountainous Area of Western Henan Province
ZHANG Shu-jing et al(Agricultural Economy School of Henan Province,Luoyang,Henan 471002)
[Objective] The research aimed to provide basis for further domestication,cultivation and development and utilization of wild lily resources in the mountainous area of western Henan province.[Method] Based on the systematic investigation on wild lily resources in the mountainous area of western Henan province,the morphological characteristics of 5 collected species of wild lily including Lilium lancifolium Thunb.,Liliun pumilum DC.,Lilium pumilum,Lilium callosum and Lilium davidii were compared.[Result] The bulb shape,color and squama shape among 5 species of wild lily in the mountainous area of western Henan province had obvious differences and the stem color and its adjunction both had greater difference.The shape of leaves had greater difference.The feature difference of flower was obvious and the difference of flower attitude was greater.The flower of Lilium davidii showed milkiness with aroma,while the flowers of other lily species showed nacarat or red without aroma.The feature difference of flower pistil was obvious and the color of stigma,style and anther had some difference.[Conclusion] Different species of wild lily in the mountainous area of western Henan province all had certain differences in the shape of such organs as bulb,stem,leaves and flowers.