All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 24 Page 177 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 24 | Liliaceae | Allium

19. Allium kingdonii Stearn, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 2: 175. 1960.

钟花韭 zhong hua jiu

Bulb usually solitary, cylindric, ca. 0.6 cm in diam.; tunic dull yellowish red, thinly leathery, laciniate. Leaves linear, shorter than scape, 1.5--4 mm wide, apex obtuse. Scape 10--30 cm, terete, covered with leaf sheaths only at base. Spathe 2-valved, persistent or deciduous. Umbel few flowered. Pedicels unequal, shorter to slightly longer than perianth, ebracteolate. Perianth purple-red; segments narrowly oblong, 13--18 × 3--4.2 mm, apex obtuse; inner ones slightly longer and narrower than outer. Filaments subulate, equal, ca. 1/2 as long as perianth segments, connate at base for ca. 1 mm; outer ones adnate to perianth segments for ca. 1 mm; inner ones adnate for ca. 2 mm. Ovary globose, without concave nectaries at base. Style longer than ovary; stigma slightly 3-cleft. Fl. and fr. Jun--Aug.

* Scrub, moist places; 4500--5000 m. SE Xizang.


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |