Allium basalticum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Allium basalticum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. basalticum
Binomial name
Allium basalticum
Fragman & R.M.Fritsch

Allium basalticum is a plant species found in Israel, Jordan, and Lebanon,[1] and formerly considered under Allium nigrum.[2] Bulbs are egg-shaped, up to 30 mm long. Scape is straight, round in cross-section, up to 60 cm tall. Leaves are narrowly lanceolate, up to 50 cm long. Tepals are white with conspicuous green midveins; anthers yellow; ovary deep purple at flowering time, later turning green.[2]