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Pakistan | Family List | Alliaceae | Allium

Allium atrosanguineum Schrenk in Bull. Sc. Acad.St. Petersb. 10,23: 355. 1842. Hook. f., F1.Brit.Ind.6:338.1892.

Bulb cylindrical, 4-6 cm long, coats brownish-black, fibrous. Leaves 2-3, cylindrical, 1-3 mm broad, as long as the scape, glabrous, fistular, obtuse. Umbels condensed. Tepals dark purple, 7 mm long, lanceolate, acute. Pedicels as long as or shorter than the flowers. Filaments less than half the length of the tepals, triangular, connate at the base, inner minutely toothed. Style short.

Type: Described from Turkestan.

Distribution: Central Asia, Northern regions of Pakistan.

This species is closely related to Allium fedtschenkoanum Regel but bulb coating and tepals colour different.


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