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Allium carolinianum DC. in Redoute, Les Liliacees. 2:tab.101. 1804. Wendelbo in Rech.f., Fl.Iran. 76:14.1971.

Allium carolinianum

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium aitchisonii auct. non Regel: Boiss.
  • Allium blandum Wall.
  • Allium obtusifolium Klotzsch and Garcke
  • Allium thomsonii Baker

    Bulb cylindrical to ovoid, outer coats coriaceous, dull brown, inner membranous. Scapes 15 to 50 cm tall, base covered with leaf bases. Leaves 5-6, broadly linear to lanceolate, falcate, not fistular, apex obtuse. Umbel many flowered, 1.5-3 cm across. Teplas pink to rose coloured, lanceolate, 6-7 mm long. Filaments longer than the tepals, entire, connate at the base. Style exserted, stigma capitate. Capsules ± globose; seeds elliptic, oblong or ovate, c. 3.5 mm long, surface granulate.

    Fl. Per.: July-August.

    Type: Not designated.

    Distribution: Himalayas in India and Pakistan, Afghanistan, mountains in Soviet Central Asia.

    A plant of inner high ranges with pretty rose coloured flowers.


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