Allium corsicum

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Corsican onion
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species:
A. corsicum
Binomial name
Allium corsicum
Jauzein, J.-M.Tison, Deschâtres & H.Couderc

Allium corsicum is a plant species endemic to the Island of Corsica in the Mediterranean.[1][2][3]

Allium corsicum produces a spherical to egg-shaped bulb and a stipe up to 60 cm tall. Leaves are flat and hairless, about 3 mm wide. Umbel has many bell-shaped flowers, white or pink with dark purple midveins.[1]

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