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Allium tuberosum Rottl. ex Spreng., Syst. 2:38. 1825.

Allium tuberosum

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium clarkei Hook.f.
  • Allium tuberosum* Roxb.

    Bulb cylindrical, 4-6 cm long, light brown, erect; outer coat reticulate fibrous. Leaves 4-6(-8), linear, 1-4 mm broad, not fistular, shorter than the scape. Umbels dense flowered. Pedicels filiform, 1-1.5 cm long. Tepals elliptic, white to pink, c. 6 mm long, apex acute to acuminate. Filaments shorter than the tepals, entire, inner broader, narrowly triangular.

    Fl. Per.: July-August.

    Type: Himalayas, Roxburgh (BM).

    Distribution: Himalayas in India and Pakistan to China and Japan.


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