Narcissus is a perennial herb of Amaryllidaceae and Narcissus. It is also called Chinese Narcissus. It was introduced from Italy in the Tang Dynasty.

The bulbs of narcissus are ovoid, the leaves are flat and wide linear, with powdery frost on the leaves, and the flowers are umbels, with 4 to 8 flowers. There are many legends about daffodils, one of which comes from a kind, beautiful, and unyielding little girl.


First, the popular science knowledge of daffodils

1. Family nicknames: Narcissus is a perennial herb of the Amaryllidaceae and Narcissus genus.

2. Introduction history: Chinese narcissus was introduced from Italy in the Tang Dynasty. It is a variant of French narcissus. It has been cultivated in my country for more than a thousand years. After thousands of years of selection and cultivation, the current variety has been created, which belongs to the top ten traditions of China. One of the famous flowers.

3. Morphological characteristics: The bulb of narcissus is ovoid, its root system is fibrous root, the color is milky white, it is fleshy, the texture is relatively fragile, and it is easy to break. The shape of the leaves is broad linear, relatively flat, about 20-40 cm in length and 8-15 mm in width, with powdery frost on the leaves. Umbel, with 4 to 8 flowers, generally yellowish-white flowers.

4. Main classification: Narcissus is mainly divided into single-valve type and double-valve type.


Second, The legend of the daffodils

There are many legends about daffodils. Here is one of them. According to legend, in a small village in ancient times, there was a couple surnamed Yao. They gave birth to a very beautiful and kind daughter, and the family lived happily together. One day, when the daughter was going out, she was spotted by local tyrants and wanted to take her as his wife. God took pity on her Zhenlie, so she turned her soul into a beautiful daffodils.

Popular science knowledge and legends of daffodils