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Allium oreoprasum Schrenk in Bull.Sc.Acad.St.Petersb. 10:354. 1842. Hook.f., F1.Brit.Ind.6:344.1892; Vvedensky in Kom., Fl. URSS. 4:163. 1935.

Allium oreoprasum

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

Bulbs tufted, cylindrical, light brown, reticulate fibrous. Leaves 3-5, narrowly linear, not fistular. Scapes 20-40 cm long. Umbels few flowered. Pedicels c. 2 cm long. Tepals pink, 5-7 mm long, oblong to lanceolate with a recurved mucro. Filaments shorter than the tepals, connate at the base, entire, outer linear, narrow, inner broadly flattened, oblong.

Fl.Per.: August-September.

Type: “Lectum ad montium fauces Kuhlasu (Turkestan)”.

Distribution: Turkestan, W.Tibet, and Pakistan.

This species has been collected only in the Baltistan area in Pakistan.


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