Definition of Lilium superbum
1. Noun. Lily of the eastern United States with orange to red maroon-spotted flowers.
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Literary usage of Lilium superbum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1891)
"(lilium superbum.) LILIUM SPECIOSUM. The tiger lily, Z. tigrinum, is very showy and stays in bloom a long time during summer. There is a grand variety of ..."
2. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1822)
"Authors seem to have been very doubtful whether this species was distinct from LILIUM superbum, and it is not improbable that dwarf few-flowered specimens ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"lilium superbum L. Sp. PI. Ed. 2, 434. 1762. Bulbs globose, i'-a' in diameter, borne on short rootstocks, their scales white, thick, ovate. ..."
4. The Swiss Cross by Harlan Hoge Ballard, Agassiz Association (1887)
"After these, comes the turk's-cap, or lilium superbum, with its bright yellow-and- orange-spotted sepals, strongly revolute. ..."
5. Characteristics of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica by Melford Eugene Douglass (1900)
"lilium superbum. Tincture of the root. Mind.—Great difficulty in fixing the mind on any subject. Anxiety after retiring to rest, with fear of losing one's ..."