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Hosta capitata Hosta ( /ˈhɒstə/,[1] syn. Funkia) is a genus of about 23–45 species of plants commonly known as hostas, plantain lilies (particularly in Britain) and occasionally by the Japanese name giboshi. Hostas are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants. The genus is currently placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae,[2] and is native to northeast Asia. Like many "lilioid monocots", the genus was once classified in the Liliaceae. Hosta capitata,botanical,flora,floral,flower,plant Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Hosta capitata

Hosta ( /ˈhɒstə/,[1] syn. Funkia) is a genus of about 23–45 species of plants commonly known as hostas, plantain lilies (particularly in Britain) and occasionally by the Japanese name giboshi. Hostas are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants. The genus is currently placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae,[2] and is native to northeast Asia. Like many "lilioid monocots", the genus was once classified in the Liliaceae.

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Hosta capitata is a species of the genus Hosta.

Species identified by Scott Staley
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By Scott Staley

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Uploaded Oct 20, 2012. Captured Jul 4, 2012 12:07.
  • NIKON D5100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO180
  • 55mm