Allium blandum

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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. blandum
Binomial name
Allium blandum
Wall.[1][2]

Allium blandum is a species of onion native to northern India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Nepal and the Xinjiang region of western China. It grows in the mountains at elevations of 3000–5000 m.[3][4]

Allium blandum produces an egg-shaped bulb up to 2 cm in diameter. Scape is round in cross-section, up to 30 cm tall. Leaves are narrow, flat, up to 20 cm long. Umbel is spherical with many red flowers.[3]

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