Chinese narcissus (Narcissus tazetta var. chinensis Roem) is one of ten Chinese classical famous flower and highly appreciated, it is an important exports to get foreign exchange as well.
Beside Zhangzhou, Fujian: Chongming, Shanghai, where the major bulbs are produced, growing wildly Chinese narcissuses was found on several islands along seashore of Zhejiang, Fujian.
Nine growing wildly species were collected from Zhujiajian island(ZJJ), Putuo mountain (PT), Zhejiang province; Qingshan island(QS), Ninde county, Daxiyang island(DXY), Xiapu county, Beinanting (BNL), Pingtang county, Nanri island (NR), Xiluopang island (XLP), Putian city, Fujian province; Chongming island (CM), Shanghai city, Tonghai county (TH), Yunnan province.
For studying the phylogenetic relationship among Chinese narcissuses growing wildly and cultivated in Zhangzhou District for years, the peroxidase isozymes were examined.