Allium pallens

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Aglio di Coppoler
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. pallens
Binomial name
Allium pallens
L.
Synonyms[1]
  • Allium amblyanthum Zahar.
  • Allium coppoleri Tineo
  • Allium pallens var. coppoleri (Tineo) Parl.
  • Allium pallens subsp. coppoleri (Tineo) Nyman
  • Allium paniculatum var. excedens H.Lindb.
  • Allium paniculatum var. pallens (L.) Gren. & Gord.
  • Allium paniculatum subsp. pallens (L.) K.Richt.
  • Allium paniculatum subsp. stearnii (Pastor & Valdés) O.Bolòs, Masalles & Vigo
  • Allium paniculatum var. tenuiflorum Rouy
  • Allium serbicum Vis. & Pancic
  • Allium stearnii Pastor & Valdés
  • Allium stramineum var. nigropedunculatum Oppenh.
  • Kalabotis pallens (L.) Raf.
  • Raphione pallens (L.) Salisb.

Allium pallens is a plant species native to the Mediterranean region from Portugal to Iran. It has been reported from Spain, Portugal, Italy, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Crimea, Israel, North Africa, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, and the former Yugoslavia.[2][3]

Allium pallens produces a single egg-shaped bulb. Scape is up to 50 cm tall, round in cross-section. Leaves are long, narrow, and fleshy. Flowers are bell-shaped, some nodding while others in the same umbel erect, the tepals white or pale purple with prominent green or purple midveins.[4][5][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List
  2. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Schede di Botanica, Allium pallens
  3. ^ Flora of Israel On-line, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Allium pallens
  4. ^ Linnaeus, Carl von. 1762. Species Plantarum, Edition 2, 1: 427.
  5. ^ Zahariadi, Constantine. 1975. Biologia Gallo-Hellenica; Travaux des Groupes Franco-helleniques et de la Station Keramou 6(1): 53, Allium amblyanthum
  6. ^ Bolòs, Oriol de, Masalles, R.M. & Vigo Bonada, Josep. 1988. Collectanea Botanica (Barcelona) 17(1): 95, Allium paniculatum subsp. stearnii
  7. ^ Pastor Díaz, Julio Enrique, & Valdés Castrillón, Benito. 1983. Revisión del Género Allium (Liliaceae) en la Península Ibérica e Islas Baleares 86, Allium stearnii
  8. ^ Rafinesque, Constantine Samuel. 1837. Flora Telluriana 2: 19, Kalabotis pallens