Similar to L. nanum but a little taller and with more numerous and shorter leaves. Flowers almost horizontal, solitary, glossy maroon-purple to 4cm long. Western China, adjacent Tibet and Assam, in wet meadows at 3300-4600m.
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Lilium souliei: Zhongdian, Tianshi Lake, 3845m, Yunnan, China Photo: Harry Jans.