Corfu Lily (Funkia Grandiflora) - Is 12 to 18 inches high, producing in August and September numerous large, pure white, sweet-scented flowers.
Plantain Lily (Funkia) are valuable Japanese plants of the Lily order, of which there are about half a dozen species and numerous varieties.
Funkia Lancifolia - A small species, with tufts of lance-shaped leaves, narrowing from the middle towards both ends.
Funkia Fortunei - This strong species has smaller and more leathery leaves than F.
Funkia Ovata - Has large tufts of broad, deep, shining green leaves.
Funkia Sieboldi - The finest for foliage.
Otheii genera are Funkia, native of China and Japan, cultivated in the open air in Britain; Hemerocallis, a small genus of central Europe and temperate Asia - H.
In Coelebogyne (Euphorbiaceae) and in Funkia (Liliaceae) polyembryony results from an adventitious production of embryos from the cells of the nucellus around the top of the embryo-sac. In a species of Allium, embryos have been found developing in the same individual from the egg-cell, synergids, antipodal cells and cells of the nucellus.