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Allium dolichostylum Vvedensky in Bull.Univ. As. Centre. 19:120. 1934. in Komarov, Fl. URSS 4:125.1935; Wendelbo in Rech.f., Fl. Iran.76.12.1971.

Allium dolichostylum

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium pseudoxiphopetalum Wendelbo

    Plants 30-50 cm tall. Bulb ovoid, 3-4 cm long; outer coats reticulate fibrous. Scape 30-50 cm tall, base covered by leaf sheaths, outermost sheath membranous, sometimes papillate. Leaves 3-4, linear, c. 1 mm broad, grooved, not fistular. Spathe white to pink, persistent, acuminate. Umbels dense flowered. Pedicels c. 1 cm long. Tepals purple, 8-10 mm long, narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex acute, veins dark coloured. Filaments entire, almost or as long as the tepals, connate at the base, inner slightly broader than the outer. Ovary oblong; style exserted. Seeds granulate.

    Fl. Per.: May. to early June.

    Type: Described from Central Asia.

    Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan and USSR.

    Grows from 1500-2000 m in N.W. Baluchistan.


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