Korean Hemerocallis Species Names Explanation

The list below is alphabetically ordered based on the Latin species name.
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Korean Name Phonetic transcription Explanation/Translation Species
원추리 Wonch'uri   H. aurantiaca
(sometimes also used for H. fulva or generally for the genus Hemerocallis)
골잎원추리 Kohleep-wonch'uri ..., foliage, H. coreana
(same common name as for H. lilioasphodelus)
각씨원추리 Kahkjee-wonch'uri corner, Miss/Mr./seed, H. dumortieri
각시원추리 Kahksee-wonch'uri bride, H. dumortieri
가지원추리 Kahjee-wonch'uri twig, H. dumortieri
각씨넘나물 Kahkjee-nuhngnah'ul corner, Miss/Mr./seed, ..., ..., water H. dumortieri
꽃대원추리 Goht-dae-wonch'uri flower/blossom, stalk, H. dumortieri
왕원추리 Wang-wonch'uri king/moarch, H. fulva
겹원추리 Kyuhp-wonch'uri   H. fulva 'Kwanso'
들원추리 Tuhl-wonch'uri   H. fulva var. disticha
홍도원추리 Huhngdo-wonch'uri Hong, province, H. fulva var. littorea
(same common name as for H. hongdoensis)
백운산원추리 Baekunsan-wonch'uri hundred, luck/hazard, mountain H. hakuunensis
홍도원추리 Hongdo-wonch'uri Hong, province, H. hongdoensis
(same common name as for H. fulva var. littorea)
골잎원추리 Kohleep-wonch'uri ..., foliage, H. lilioasphodelus
(same common name as for H. coreana)
큰원추리 Khuhn-wonch'uri   H. middendorffii
애기원추리 Aekee-wonch'uri   H. minor
태안원추리 Taean-wonch'uri   H. taeanensis
노랑원추리 Nohrahng-wonch'uri   H. thunbergii
자생원추리 Chahsaeng-wonch'uri   H. ???

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