Allium farctum

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

Allium farctum is an Asian species of onions found high in the mountains of Pakistan and Afghanistan. It is a bulb-forming perennial up to 70 cm tall, producing a bulb up to 25 mm across. Flowers are white, borne in a tightly packed hemispheric umbel.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ Flora of Pakistan
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Wendelbo, Per Erland Berg. 1967. Nytt Magasin for Botanik 14: 101.
  4. ^ Singh, N.P. & Sanjappa, M. (eds.) (2006). Alliaceae, Liliaceae, Trilliaceae & Uvulariaceae. Fascicles of Flora of India 23: 1-134. Botanical Survey of India, New Delhi.