Allium sativum L.
  • Sp. Pl. : 296 (1753)
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Allium sativum L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000757248. Accessed on: 13 Aug 2022'

General Information

Bulb solitary, globose to applanate-globose, usually consisting of several bulbels covered with a common tunic; tunic white to purple, membranous, entire. Leaves broadly linear to linear-lanceolate, shorter than scape, to 2.5 cm wide, apex acuminate. Scape 25--50 cm, terete, covered with leaf sheaths for ca. 1/2 its length. Spathe deciduous; beak 7--20 cm. Umbel with many bulblets and few flowers. Pedicels slender, longer than perianth; bracteoles ovate, rather large, membranous, apex acute. Perianth usually pale red; outer segments ovate-lanceolate, ca. 4 × 1.4 mm; inner ones ovate, ca. 3 × 1.4 mm. Filaments shorter than perianth segments, connate at base and adnate to perianth segments; outer ones subulate; inner ones broadened at base, 1-toothed on each side, teeth with apex filiform and longer than perianth segments. Ovary globose. Style not exserted. Fl. Jul. 2 n = 16*, 48.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora of China @ efloras.org
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    Bulbo compuesto (con segmentos numerosos o “dientes” unidos por una membrana común) hasta ca. 8 cmde ancho, ampliamente ovoide. Hojas hasta ca. 2 cm de ancho, planas, carinadas, sólidas. Escapo hasta ca. 100 cm.Fls. blanquecinas a purpúreas, frecuentemente reemplazadas por bulbilos.

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    Bulb ovoid with 6-10 bulblets; scales white. Scapes c. 1 in tall, curved; spathe long-beaked. Leaves linear, flattened. Umbels with bulbils and flowers. Tepals white, lanceolate, acuminate. Filaments shorter than the tepals, inner with 2 cusps.

  • Provided by: [F].Flora of Pakistan
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    Bulbs usually compound; stem 3–8 dm, leafy to or beyond the middle; lf-blades flat, keeled on the back, 6–12 mm wide; umbel erect, producing ovoid bulblets and a few fls, the invol deciduous in one piece, terminating in a beak 3–10 cm; 2n=16. Native of w. Asia, rarely escaped from cult. in our range.

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    Morphology

    Zwiebel weisshäutig, mit mehreren (inneren) Nebenzwiebeln. Stängel 30–80 cm hoch, bis zur Mitte beblättert. Blätter lineal, flach, kahl, 4–8(–12) mm breit. Blütenstand halbkugelig, Durchmesser 6–10 cm, reichblütig, aber oft steril und mit

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    Ecology

    6. In vielen Sorten kultiviert und selten verwildert, kollin-montan(-subalpin).

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