(1092) Lilium

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Discovered 1924 Jan. 12 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named after a genus of erect perennial leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs that are native to the northern hemisphere and are widely culticated for their showy flowers. The English name of the flower is lily. (H 103)

See also the remark to planet  (1054).

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