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Allium changduense J. M. Xu


Description from Flora of China

Bulb solitary or clustered, cylindric, 0.5--1 cm in diam.; tunic brown, subreticulate. Leaves linear, shorter than scape, 2--3 mm wide. Scape 15--20 cm, terete, covered with leaf sheaths only at base. Spathe 2-valved, persistent. Umbel few flowered. Pedicels unequal, 0.2--2.5 cm, ebracteolate. Perianth purple-red; outer segments narrowly oblong, 6.5--14.5 × 2.5--4 mm, apex obtuse; inner ones 7.2--15.5 × 2--4.5 mm. Filaments subulate, subequal, slightly shorter to slightly longer than perianth segments, connate at base and adnate to perianth segments. Ovary ovoid, with concave nectaries covered by short, hoodlike projections at base. Style slightly longer than ovary; stigma punctiform. Fl. Aug--Sep.

* Scrub, slopes; 3200--4500 m. NW Sichuan (Dêgê Xian), E Xizang (Jomda Xian, Qamdo Xian).


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