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Pakistan | Family List | Alliaceae | Allium

Allium filifolium Regel in Acta Horti Petrop. 10.352. 1887. Vvedensky in Kom., Fl. URSS,4:181.1935; Wendelbo in Rech.f., Fl.Iran. 76:15.1971.

Bulbs elongated, c. 1 cm thick, coats coriaceous, brownish. Scape up to 20 cm tall, base covered with glabrous leaf sheaths. Leaves 2-3, filiform, up to 1 mm broad. Tepals rose coloured, oblong, 4-5 mm long. Filaments exserted, entire, connate at the base, feebly coloured.

Type: Described from Hindukush mountains.

Distribution: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Pamir-Alai, Tien Shan.

This species has been reported from Chitral in the Tirich Mir region by Wendelbo. (“Shokor Shal, 3700 m, Wendelbo s.n.”).


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