Allium fasciculatum

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

Allium gageanum W.W. Sm.

Allium fasciculatum is a species of onions known from the Himalayas of Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal, and the Chinese provinces of Qinghai, Sichuan and Tibet. It grows at elevations of 2200–5400 m.[2][3][4][5]

Allium fasciculatum has thick roots and fibrous bulbs. Scapes are up to 40 cm long. Umbels are spherical with large numbers of white flowers.[2][6][7][8]


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  2. ^ a b Flora of China v 24 p 175. 粗根韭 cu gen jiu Allium fasciculatum
  3. ^ Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, H.J. (1978). An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 1: 1-154. Trustees of British Museum, London.
  4. ^ Karthikeyan, S., Jain, S.K., Nayar, M.P. & Sanjappa, M. (1989). Florae Indicae Enumeratio: Monocotyledonae: 1-435. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.
  5. ^ Noltie, H.J. (1994). Flora of Bhutan 3(1): 1-456. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  6. ^ Rendle, Alfred Barton. 1906. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 44(2): 42–43.
  7. ^ Smith, William Wright. 1911. Records of the Botanical Survey of India 4(5): 247–248.
  8. ^ line drawing of Allium fasciculatum, Flora of China Illustrations vol. 24, fig. 168, 1-3.