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137. Allium neriniflorum (Herbert) G. Don in Loudon, Encycl. Pl., ed. 1855. 1342. 1855.

长梗合被韭 chang geng he bei jiu

Caloscordum neriniflorum Herbert, Edward’s Bot. Reg. 30 (Misc. Matter): 67. 1844; Nothoscordum neriniflorum (Herbert) Bentham & J. D. Hooker; N. neriniflorum var. albiflorum Kitagawa.

Bulb solitary, ovoid-globose to subglobose, 1--2 cm in diam.; tunic grayish black, membranous, entire. Leaves equaling to longer than scape, 1--3 mm wide, terete to subterete, fistulose, scabrous-denticulate along angles. Scape (15--)20--50 cm, terete, covered with leaf sheaths only at base. Spathe 1-valved, persistent. Umbel few flowered. Pedicels unequal, (4.5--)7--11 cm, bracteolate. Perianth stellately spreading, red to purple, rarely white; segments ovate-oblong or narrowly ovate to obovate-oblong, 7--10 × 2--3.2 mm, connate at base into a 2--3 mm tube, apex obtuse or with a point; inner ones usually longer and wider than outer. Filaments subulate, ca. 1/2 as long as perianth segments, connate at base and adnate to perianth segments for 2--3 mm. Ovary conical-globose, without concave nectaries at base; ovules (5 or)6(--8) per locule. Stigma 3-cleft. Fl. and fr. Jul--Aug. 2 n = 16*.

Slopes, damp places, meadows, sandy places on coasts; near sea level to 2000 m. Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol [Mongolia, Russia (Far East)].


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