Allium tianschanicum

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天山韭 tian shan jiu
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species:
A. tianschanicum
Binomial name
Allium tianschanicum
Synonyms[1]
  • Allium globosum var. albidum Regel
  • Allium hymenorhizum var. tianschanicum (Rupr.) Regel
  • Allium macrorhizon Regel

Allium tianschanicum is a plant species native to Xinjiang, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.[2]

Allium tianschanicum has a cluster of bulbs each up to 20 cm in diameter. Scape is up to 25 cm long, round in cross-section. Leaves are channeled, up to 15 mm across, shorter than the scape. Umbel is densely packed with many yellow or white flowers.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List
  2. ^ a b Flora of China v 24 p 190
  3. ^ Ruprecht, Franz Josef. 1869. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint Pétersbourg, Septième Série (Sér. 7) 14(4): 33.