Botanical name: Lloydia longiscapa Family: Liliaceae (Lily family)
Tall Alplily is a small delicate bulbous plant which bears nodding flowers on tall leafless stems (scapes). Flowers are shallow bell-shaped. White petals have brownish purple lines along the length, and are brownish-purple towards the base. Petals are elliptic, 0.8-1.7 cm. Inner petals are somewhat acute and hairy towards the base. Stamens are shorter than petals. Filaments are shaggy-haired. Leaves are very narrow, grass-like, 5-15 cm. Flowers stems are taller than the leaves, with 1-2 flowers appearing on the top. Tall Alplily is found on alpine slopes in the Himalayas, from Kashmir to SW China, at altitudes of 3600-4500 m. Flowering: June-July.
Identification credit: Nongthombam Ullysess
The flower labeled Tall Alplily is ...