Request for info

Joseph H. Kirkbride, Jr. jkirkbri at ASRR.ARSUSDA.GOV
Thu Dec 14 20:49:40 CST 1995

One of the best sources for the common and scientific names of useful
plants in Colombia is:
  Perez-Arbelaez, E.  1978.  Plantas Utiles de Colombia.  Bogota':
    Litografi'a Arco.

On page 457, "azucena" is identified as:
  _Lilium_candidum_ L.
They also cultivate "azucena china" which is:
  _Lilium_speciosum_ Thunb.

Joseph H. Kirkbride, Jr.
USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory
Room 304, Building 011A, BARC-West
Beltsville, Maryland 20705-2350 USA
Voice telephone: 301-504-9447
FAX: 301-504-5810
Internet: jkirkbri at

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