Allium caeruleum Pall.
  • Reise Russ. Reich.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Allium caeruleum Pall. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 18 Sep 2021'

General Information

Bulb solitary, subglobose, 1--2 cm in diam., usually bearing bulbels at base; tunic dull gray, papery, entire, Leaves linear, twisted when dried, shorter than scape, (1--)2--5 mm wide, fistulose, abaxially angled, smooth or scabrous-denticulate along angles. Scape 25--35 cm, terete, smooth or scabrous-denticulate along angles, covered with leaf sheaths for ca. 1/3 its length. Spathe 2-valved, persistent. Umbel hemispheric to globose, densely many flowered, sometimes with bulblets or with bulblets only. Pedicels subequal, 2--6 × as long as perianth, bracteolate. Perianth azure; segments oblong to oblong-lanceolate, equal, 3--5 × 0.8--1.8 mm; inner ones narrower than outer. Filaments equal, slightly shorter to slightly longer than perianth segments, connate and adnate to perianth segments, base triangular; inner ones 1.5--2 × as wide as outer, sometimes 1-toothed on each side at base. Ovary subglobose, with concave nectaries covered by hoodlike projections at base. Style exserted. Fl. and fr. Jun--Aug. 2 n = 16.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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