Allium mairei

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针叶韭 zhen ye jiu
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. mairei
Binomial name
Allium mairei
H. Lév.
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Allium amabile Stapf
  • Allium giraudiasii H.Lév.
  • Allium pyrrhorrhizum Airy Shaw
  • Allium pyrrhorrhizum var. leucorrhizum F.T. Wang & T. Tang
  • Allium yunnanense Diels

Allium mairei is a plant species endemic to China. It is reported from Sichuan, Xizang (Tibet) and Yunnan.[3]

Allium mairei produces clusters of thin bulbs. Scapes are up to 40 cm tall, sometimes 2 from the same plant. Leaves are usually a bit shorter than the scape. Flowers are pale red or reddish-purple.[3][4][5]

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