Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 211-212.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0908

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A New Ornamental Lotus Cultivar‘Yanzhao Mudan’

LI Qingqing1,*,ZHAO Guangsheng1,JI Jianbin1,and CUI Jianping2   

  1. 1Langfang Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences,Langfang,Hebei 065000,China;2Lianyunyuan Wetland Ecology Institute,Langfang,Hebei 065000,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: The ornamental lotus‘Yanzhao Mudan’was bred from the open pollinated descendants of‘Lianyun Mudan’. The plant is large with vertical leaf height of 103–150 cm,leaf long diameter of 40–56 cm,leaf short diameter of 34–46 cm. The flowers are dense,20–23 flowers per plant in a pot with a diameter of 80 cm. The flower height is 102–152 cm and the diameter is 17–23 cm. There are 124 to 143 petals in a flower. The flowers are multicolored,the tip is purple,the middle is extremely reddish purple and the base is light yellow. The pistil is partially vesicular or petalized,and most of the stamens petalized. The flower is occasionally fruiting.

Key words: lotus, cultivar

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