See also: Lilium (homonymy), Lily (homonymy)
The lily or lily are herbaceous plants of the family of the Liliaceae pertaining to the kind Lilium .
These plants with bulb are originally present in the moderate zones of the northern hemisphere. One finds them mainly in Europe, but also in Asia, of the India until the Japan and with the Filipino . their surface of distribution also covers the the United States and the South of the Canada.
Their large flowers with six Tepal S (3 identical petals and 3 sepals), often scented, can raise bright colors, white, yellow or red, with sometimes of the coloured reasons.
Flowering takes place in be, the Hiver constituting one idle period for the plant. The majority of the species of lily lose their sheets during the cold season, but Lilium candidum guard a rivet washer of small sheets at its base during the majority of the year. The Bulbe S are bodies of reserve, they do not have a protective coating. The flowers appear at the end of single a vertical Tige.
The species of the kind Lilium are usually adapted to the mediums forest, often mountainous, or more rarely in the released mediums (meadows). Some push in the marshy zones, and only one, Lilium arboricola , lives in épiphyte. Many varieties are cultivated and decorate the Jardin S of the whole world.
The Fleur of lily, in fact a flower of iris, yellow or gold is the symbol of the royal family in France, the white flag being that of the Royaume of France. The Lily of the meadows ( Lilium philadelphicum L. VAr. andinum ) is the floral emblem of the province of Saskatchewan and was also to very recently the floral emblem of the Quebec, even if the lily always forms part of the Québécois flag. The Saskatchewan and the Quebec are two provinces of the Canada. The Bosnian Lys ( Lilium bosniacum ) is the emblem of the Bosnian , population traditionally Moslem of Bosnia-Herzégovine. It was reproduced on the old national flag of 1992 to 1998.
|Random links:||Erik Axelsson Tott (regente de Suecia) | Escosse | Canton of Neufchâtel-on-Aisne | Te Puke | Blacko | Hussards de Choiseul|