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Allium borszczowii Regel in Acta Horti Petrop. 3,2:74. 1875. Vvedensky in Kom., Fl.URSS.4:233.1935; Wendelbo in Biol.Skr.Dan.Vid.Selsk. 10,3:171.1958; in Rech.f., Fl.Iran.76:46.1971.

Allium borszczowii

Credit: M.y. Saleem

  • Allium stocksianum var. persicum Boiss.

    Plants up to 30 cm tall. Bulb ovoid, 1-1.5 cm broad; coats brownish reticulate fibrous. Leaves 3-5, 1-2 mm broad, linear, fistular, glabrous. Umbels globose, many flowered, c. 6 cm across. Pedicels slightly curved, up to 3 cm long, reddish-brown. Perigonium campanulate. Tepals lanceolate, c. 6 mm long, white to rose coloured with prominent purple veins. Filaments slightly shorter than the tepals, connate at the base, outer filaments entire, narrowly triangular; inner broader, tricuspidate. Ovary with a dentate corona at the base of the style; style included.

    Fl.Per.: May.

    Type: Described from Central Asia, Syr Darya Valley, Borszczow (LE).

    Distribution: Central Asia, Turkestan, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

    This attractive species is not common here and has only been collected in Baluchistan.


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