Allium tenuicaule

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Allium tenuicaule
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
A. tenuicaule
Binomial name
Allium tenuicaule

Allium tenuicaule is an Asian species of wild onion found in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. It has a cluster of narrow bulbs, and a scape up to 20 cm tall. Leaves are very narrow and hair-like. Flowers are dark purple.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Flora of Pakistan
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Regel, Eduard August von. 1887. Trudy Imperatorskago S.-Peterburgskago Botaniceskago Sada. Acta Horti Petropolitani. St. Petersburg 10:348 t. 4.