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Allium stoliczki Regel in Acta Horti Petrop. 3,2.160. 1875.

Allium stoliczki

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium jacquemontii* Regel

    Plants 15-35 cm tall. Bulbs ovoid, 4-6 cm long, tufted, coats reddish brown with reticulate fibres. Leaves 4-6, linear, c. 1 mm broad, acute, not fistular. Umbels globose, densely flowered. Spathe scarious. Pedicels about as long as the flowers. Tepals pink to purple, c. 6 mm long, lanceolate to oblong, acute to obtuse. Filaments exserted, connate at the base, inner 2-dentate, outer entire. Style exserted. Stigma capitate.

    Type: Described from Tibet from specimen collected by Dr. Stoliczka.

    Distribution: Himalayas and Karakorum.

    Used as a vegetable in Ladak.


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