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Allium schoenoprasum Linn., Sp.Pl. 301. 1753. Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.Ind.6:338.1892; Vvedensky in Kom., Fl. URSS.4:193.1935; Wendelbo in Rech.f.,Fl.Iran.76: 17.1971.

Allium schoenoprasum

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium buhseanum Regel
  • Allium schoenoprasum var. buhseanum (Regel) Boiss.

    Bulb narrowly ovoid, up to 2 cm long, 0.5 cm broad, scaly; scales membranous. Leaves 1-2, cylindrical, fistular, 1-2 mm broad, 10-15 cm long; leaf sheaths membranous, glabrous. Scapes up to 30 cm long. Umbels subglobose, c. 3 cm across. Flowers condensed. Pedicels unequal. Tepals pink, 10-12 mm long, lanceolate, acute. Filaments about half the length of the tepals, entire, narrowly triangular, connate at the base.

    Fl.Per.: June-August.

    Type: Described from Siberia in Europe.

    Distribution: Temperate and arctic regions in Europe and Asia, Middle East, Iran, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

    This is not a common species in Pakistan.


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