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Allium kaschianum Regel

Brief Summary

    Allium kaschianum: Brief Summary
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    Allium kaschianum is a plant species from Central Asia (Xinjiang, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan). It is found at elevations of 2400–3000 m.

    Allium kaschianum produces a cluster of narrow bulbs up to 15 mm in diameter. Scape is up to 40 cm tall. Leaves are flat, long and narrow, about the same length as the scape. The umbel has pale purple flowers.

Comprehensive Description

Distribution

    Distribution
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    NW Xinjiang [Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan].

Morphology

    Description
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    Bulbs clustered, cylindric, 0.5--1(--1.5) cm in diam.; tunic brown, thinly leathery, usually laciniate. Leaves narrowly linear, slightly shorter to longer than scape, 1--1.5(--3) mm wide, scabrous-denticulate at margin. Scape 15--40 cm, terete, covered with leaf sheaths for 1/4--1/2 its length. Spathe 1- or 2-valved, persistent. Umbel hemispheric to globose, usually densely many flowered. Pedicels subequal, shorter than to equaling perianth, ebracteolate. Perianth pale purple; segments narrowly oblong to narrowly obovate-oblong, 3--5 × 1--1.8 mm, apex obtuse or retuse; inner ones slightly longer than outer. Filaments equal, subulate, ca. 1.5 × as long as perianth segments, connate at base and adnate to perianth segments. Ovary globose, without concave nectaries at base. Style much longer than ovary, exserted. Fl. and fr. Jul--Sep.

Habitat

    Habitat
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    Meadows, gravelly plains, slopes; 2400--3000 m.