Allium oreoprasum

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

Allium oreoprasum is a species of wild onion native to Central Asia. It has been found in Xinjiang, Tibet, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan [1] It grows at elevations of 1200–2700 m.

Allium oreoprasum produces clumps of narrow bulbs up to 10 mm in diameter. Scape is up to 40 cm tall. Umbel has only a few flowers. Tepals are white or pale red with a dark purple midvein.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ a b Flora of China v 26 p 180.
  2. ^ Schrenk, Alexander Gustav von. 1842. Bulletin scientifique (publié par l’) Académie Imperiale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg 10: 354.
  3. ^ Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali (eds). 1980-2005. Flora of Pakistan University of Karachi, Karachi.