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Allium sativum L.

Description from Flora of China

Allium pekinense Prokhanov.

Bulb solitary, globose to applanate-globose, usually consisting of several bulbels covered with a common tunic; tunic white to purple, membranous, entire. Leaves broadly linear to linear-lanceolate, shorter than scape, to 2.5 cm wide, apex acuminate. Scape 25--50 cm, terete, covered with leaf sheaths for ca. 1/2 its length. Spathe deciduous; beak 7--20 cm. Umbel with many bulblets and few flowers. Pedicels slender, longer than perianth; bracteoles ovate, rather large, membranous, apex acute. Perianth usually pale red; outer segments ovate-lanceolate, ca. 4 × 1.4 mm; inner ones ovate, ca. 3 × 1.4 mm. Filaments shorter than perianth segments, connate at base and adnate to perianth segments; outer ones subulate; inner ones broadened at base, 1-toothed on each side, teeth with apex filiform and longer than perianth segments. Ovary globose. Style not exserted. Fl. Jul. 2 n = 16*, 48.

Cultivated as a vegetable [native to Asia; also widely cultivated].

生活型: 草本

栽培植物: 栽培

生境: 栽培蔬菜

用途: 鳞茎入药,消炎解毒、健胃、燥湿、杀虫;又作兽药和农药

门中名: 种子植物门

亚门中名: 被子植物亚门

纲中名: 单子叶植物纲


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