Hosta sieboldiana ‘Time Tunnel’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Liliidae||Includes lilies, orchids, and many others|
|Order||Asparagales||A diverse group that includes asparagus|
|Family||Asparagaceae||Agaves, asparagus, hyacinths, and others|
|Genus||Hosta||Named for 19th century Austrian physician and botanist Nicolaus Thomas Host|
|Species||sieboldiana||Named for German physician and traveller Philipp Franz von Siebold|
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Hosta sieboldiana ‘Time Tunnel’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.
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8/1/2009 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 3½ × 2½' (1.1 × 0.7 m)