Allium amphibolum

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. amphibolum
Binomial name
Allium amphibolum

Allium amphibolum is a species of onion native to Altai, Tuva, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and the Province of Xinjiang in western China.[1][2][3][4][5]

Allium amphibolum produces a clump of narrow bulbs up to 15 mm in diameter. Scapes are up to 30 cm tall. Leaves narrow, up to 15 cm long but rarely more than 5 mm across. Tepals are rose or lilac, with darker red midveins. Ovary is round with a very long style. [6]


  1. ^ Flora of China Vol. 24 Page 181 直立韭 zhi li jiu Allium amphibolum
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1958). Flora Kazakhstana 2: 1-290. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.
  4. ^ Grubov, V.I. (2001). Key to the Vascular Plants of Mongolia 1: 1-411. Science Publishers, Inc. Enfield, USA. Plymouth, U.K.
  5. ^ Malyschev L.I. & Peschkova , G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 4: 1-238. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth, U.K.
  6. ^ Karl Friedrich von Ledebour. 1830. Flora Altaica 2: 5.