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Allium wallichii

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Kingdom  Plantae
Clade  Monocots
Family  Amaryllidaceae
Rank  Species
Clade  Angiosperms
Order  Asparagales
Subfamily  Allioideae
Allium wallichii ALLIUM WALLICHII SEEDS Himalaya Onion Jimbur
Similar  Allium carolinianum, Allium hookeri, Allium obliquum, Allium geyeri, Allium splendens

Allium wallichii is a plant species native to India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma), Tibet and parts of China (Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan). It grows at elevations of 2300–4800 m.

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Allium wallichii has elongate roots and clusters of narrow bulbs. Scapes are up to 110 cm tall, triangular in cross-section. Leaves are flat, up to 20 mm across, usually shorter than the scape. Flowers are white, pink, red, dark purple (sometimes almost black).

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Varieties

Two varieties of the species are generally accepted:

Allium wallichii var. wallichii --- Leaves not narrowed into a petiole at the base

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Allium wallichii var. platyphyllum (Diels) J.M.Xu --- Leaves not narrowed into a petiole at the base --- found only in Yunnan

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References

Allium wallichii Wikipedia


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