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Allium neapolitanum Cyr., Pl.Rar.Neap. 1:13. 1788.

Allium neapolitanum

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

Plants up to 50 cm tall. Bulbs globose, coats scaly, thick, whitish. Leaves shorter than the scape, linear, up to 2 cm broad. Scape angular. Umbels with laxly arranged flowers. Pedicels up to 3 cm long. Tepals pure white, elliptic to ovate, obtuse, 7-9 mm long. Filaments about half the length of the tepals, triangular, entire. Style longer than the stamens.

Type: Described from Southern Europe.

It is a commonly cultivated species in gardens.


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