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Pakistan | Family List | Alliaceae | Allium

Allium tenuicaule Regel in Acta Horti Petrop. 10:348.t.4,f.4. 1887. Vvedensky in Kom., Fl. URSS. 4:162.1935; Wendelbo in Rech.f, Fl.Iran. 76:13.1971.

Bulbs 2-6, clustered, ovoid, outer coats reticulately fibrous. Scapes up to 20 cm tall. Leaves 2-3, filiform, convolute, margins and sheaths scabrid to minutely toothed. Spathe purplish, shortly acuminate. Tepals dark purple, 6-7 mm long, lanceolate, obtuse to acute. Filaments about half the length of the tepals, connate at the base, entire, outer narrowly triangular, inner broadly triangular; anthers mucronate. Style surrounded at the base by a toothed crown on top of the ovary.

Type: Buchara, Regel (LE).

Distribution: Central Asia, Afghanistan and Pakistan.


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