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134. Allium winklerianum Regel, Mélanges Biol. Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg. 8: 661. 1884.

伊犁蒜 yi li suan

Description from Flora of China

Bulb globose, 0.75--2 cm in diam.; tunic blackish gray, usually papery. Leaves (1 or)2--4, broadly linear, shorter than scape, (5--)10--25 mm wide, margin smooth or scabrous-denticulate, apex acute. Scape subterranean, 15--40 cm, terete, covered with leaf sheaths only at base. Spathe 2-valved, persistent; beak short. Umbel hemispheric, densely many flowered. Pedicels equal, ca. 1.5 × as long as perianth, ebracteolate. Perianth pinkish lilac to red-lilac, faded after anthesis, campanulate; segments without strong midvein, linear-oblong, 7--10(--15) × 2.5--3 mm, apex rounded. Filaments ca. 1/2 as long as perianth segments, connate for 1/2--2/3 their length and adnate to perianth segments, apex triangular; inner ones wider than outer. Ovary ovoid, without concave nectaries; ovules 4 or more per locule. Style short. Fl. May--Jun. 2 n = 16.

Forests, scrub, moist slopes; 1000--2500 m. W Xinjiang (basin of Ili He) [C Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan].


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