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  Flame Lily

 

Thailand

The Flame Lily a tuberous climbing plant, that bears attractive, solitary, greenish-yellow to orange-red flowers, with six wavy-edged petals.

 

The plant has some medicinal value and, though described as highly toxic, the root is used to treat acute gout and some other ailments. See also List of Thai Botanical Names.

See also POSTAGE STAMP.

 

  Flame Lily