Allium micranthum

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Allium micranthum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
A. micranthum
Binomial name
Allium micranthum

Allium micranthum is a plant species native to Pakistan and Afghanistan. It is a perennial herb with an egg-shaped bulb about 10 mm across. Scape is up to 40 cm tall. Leaves are narrowly linear, up to 3 mm across. Umbels are almost spherical with many flowers crowded together. Tepals are tiny, no more than 3 mm long, purple.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Flora of Pakistan
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Per Erland Berg Wendelbo. 1959. Biologiske Skrifter. Kongelige Danske videnskabernes Selskab 10: 178.