Allium decipiens

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Allium decipiens
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
A. decipiens
Binomial name
Allium decipiens
Fisch. ex Roem. & Schult not M.E.Jones 1902
  • Allium moly Georgi 1779, illegitimate homonym not L. 1753
  • Allium nigrum M.Bieb. 1808, illegitimate homonym not L. 1762 nor Sm. 1823 nor All. 1785
  • Allium bifolium Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Allium chloranthum Avé-Lall. ex Regel, not validly published

Allium decipiens is a Eurasian species of garlic in the amaryllis family native to eastern Europe and western Asia.[1][2][3]

Allium decipiens has a spherical bulb. Scape is up to 100 cm tall. Leaves are flat, linear-lanceolate. Umbel is hemispherical with many flowers crowded together. Tepals are whitish with a dark green midvein. Ovary green.[4][5]



  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Fritsch, R.M., Blattner, F.R. & Gurushidze, M. (2010). New classification of Allium L. subg. Melanocrommyum (Webb & Berthel.) Rouy (Alliaceae) based on molecular and morphological characters. Phyton: Annales Rei Botanicae 49: 145-320.
  3. ^ Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1958). Flora Kazakhstana 2: 1-290. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.
  4. ^ Roemer, Johann Jakob & Schultes, Josef August. 1830. Systema Vegetabilium 7(2): 1117.
  5. ^ Őzhatay, Neriman Fatma & Ilker Genç 2013. Allium cyrilli complex (sect. Melanocrommyum ) in Turkey. Turkish Journal of Botany 37:39.45.