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24. Allium jacquemontii Kunth, Enum.Pl. 4:399. 1843. Vvedcnsky in Kom, Fl. URSS. 4: 215. 1935; Wendelbo in Recli. f., Fl. Iran. 76: 36. 1971.

E. Nasir

Allium jacquemontii

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium rubellum auct. non Bieb.: Hook.f

    Plants 15-35 cm tall. Bulb ovoid, 0.5-1.2 cm broad; outer coats coriaceous, striate, black-brown; inner membranous. Scapes slender, glabrous. Leaves 2-3, linear, fistular, 0.5-1.5 mm broad, glabrous. Umbels dense flowered, c. 3 cm across. Pedicels filiform, c. 15 mm long. Tepals rose coloured, c. 5 mm long, oval, acute. Filaments about 2/3 the length of the tepals, entire, inner broader, triangular; anthers dark violet coloured. Style included; stigma capitate.

    Fl.Per.: March-April.

    Type: Kashmir, Mirpur mountains, Rajori, jacquemont 138 (P; isotype, K).

    Distribution: Central Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

    A common species in the plains and the foothills.


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