Author: Jan Scholten
English: Giant lilies.
Name: Makino; from Greek kardio for heart, and krinum for lily.
Region: Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan, Bhutan, Assam, Myanmar, Nepal, Sikkim.
Botany: leaves heart shaped; largest lily, up to 3.5 metres high.