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Allium stocksianum Boiss., Diagn.Pl.Or.Nov.ser. 4:117. 1859. Wendelbo in Biol.Skr. Dan.Vid.Selsk.10,3 :183.1958; in Rech.f.,Fl.Iran.76:43.1971.

Allium stocksianum

Credit: M.Y. Saleem

  • Allium himalayense Regel

    Plants 5-15 cm tall. Bulb ovoid, 1-2 cm broad, brown; coats reticulate fibrous. Leaves 3-4, filiform, glabrous, 0.5-1 mm broad, fistular, coiled or flexuous, longer than the scape. Scapes 4-10 cm long. Umbels 3-5 cm across. Flowers laxly arranged. Perigonium narrowly campanulate. Tepals pink to purple, ovate, 6-7 mm long, acute. Filaments about 3/4 the length of the tepals, entire, inner broader, connate at the base. Stigma capitate.

    Type: Baluchistan, Doobund, Stocks 993 (G; isotype, K).

    Distribution: Afghanistan and Pakistan.

    This has only been collected from Baluchistan and can be easily recognized, among our species, by its coiled leaves.


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