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Pakistan | Family List | Alliaceae | Allium

Allium chitralicum Wang & Tang in Bull.Fan Mern.Inst.Biol. Bot. Peking (Peiping). 7:298. 1937. Wendelbo in Rech.f.,Fl.Iran.76:85.1971.

Bulbs ovate, c. 1.5 cm broad, scaly, outer scales brownish, inner white. Leaves linear. Spathe bivalved, ovate, acuminate, pale rose coloured. Perigonium stellate. Tepals rose coloured, long linear to lanceolate, 4-6 mm long, obtuse. Filaments as long as or shorter than the tepals, entire, linear with broad bases.

Type: Chitral, 8-11,000, Harriss 16691-a (K).

Distribution: Afghanistan, Pakistan.

A plant of high altitudes in the northern regions.


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