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82. Allium kurssanovii M. Popov, Bjull. Moskovsk. Obsc. Isp. Prir., Otd. Biol. 47: 85. 1938.

条叶长喙韭 tiao ye chang hui jiu

Description from Flora of China

Allium pseudoglobosum M. Popov ex Gamajunova.

Bulbs clustered, cylindric to cylindric-ovoid, very long, 10--15 × 2--3 cm; tunic dark brown, hard, leathery, entire or splitting. Leaves linear, slightly shorter or longer than scape, 3--4 mm wide, flat, margin smooth, rarely scabrous. Scape 50--70(--90) cm, terete, smooth, covered with leaf sheaths for ca. 1/2 its length. Spathe 2-valved, persistent; beak ca. 2 × as long as limb. Umbel globose, 2--3 cm in diam., many flowered. Pedicels equal, to 2 × as long as perianth, bracteolate. Perianth pink-lilac to dark violet-red; segments with dark purple midvein, oblong-ovate, 3.5--4 mm, apex acute; inner ones ovate, apex truncate. Filaments subulate, 1.5--2 × as long as perianth segments, connate at base and adnate to perianth segments. Ovary conical-subglobose. Style exserted.

Stony slopes, cliffs; 2200--2700 m. W Xinjiang (Tian Shan) [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan].


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