Fritillaria lophophora). This atypical species often flowers at 10-15cm in height and rarely exceeds 25cm Leaves few, lanceolate to Unear, bright green. Flowers solitary, nodding, bell-shaped, yellow or cream flushed green, the 6.5cm long tepals drawn out into a long tail-like point, the tips staying more or less united, summer. Western China to southeastern Tibet in moist meadows. [Pl.248].