Allium changduense

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昌都韭 chang du jiu
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. changduense
Binomial name
Allium changduense
Xu, Jie Mei

Allium changduense is a plant species native to the Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Xizang (Tibet). It grows at elevations of 3200–4500 m.[1]

Allium changduense has narrow, cylindrical bulbs less than 10 mm across. Scapes are up to 20 cm tall, round in cross-section. Leaves are very narrow, shorter than the scape. Umbels are small, with reddish-purple flowers.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Flora of China v 24 p 177.
  2. ^ Wang, Fa Tsuan, & Tang, Tsin. 1980. Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae 14: 285, pl. 63.