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Allium humile Kunth, Enum.Plant. 4:443. 1843. Wendelbo in Rech. f., Fl. Iran. 76:16.1971.

Allium humile

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium govanianum Wall.ex Baker

    Plants 8-30 cm tall. Bulb cylindrical, coats reticulate fibrous, light brown. Leaves 4-6, linear, 1-5 mm broad, not fistular, apex obtuse. Scapes 5-25 cm tall, somewhat compressed and narrowly winged, base surrounded by leaf bases. Umbels hemispherical. Flowers laxly arranged. Pedicels almost as long as the flowers, longer in the fruiting stage. Tepals white, lanceolate, 7-10 mm long. Filaments about half as long as the tepals, entire, connate at the base. Style short. Seeds ovate, c. 3 mm long.

    Fl.Per.: June July.

    Type: Himalays, Jacquemont 533(K).

    Distribution: Himalayas in India and Pakistan.

    A plant of high altitudes in the northern regions of our area.


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