Allium pallasii

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

Allium pallasii is a species of wild onion native to Central Asia, Mongolia, Altay Krai and Xinjiang. It occurs in deserts and dry steppes at elevations of 600–2300 m.[2][3]

Allium pallasii had one round bulb up to 20 mm across. Scape is up to 30 cm tall. Leaves are tubular, shorter than the scape, up to 2.5 mm wide. Flowers are pale red or pale purple.[2][4]


  1. ^ The Plant List
  2. ^ a b Flora of China v 24 p 198
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Murray, Johan Andreas. 1775. Novi Commentarii Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Göttingensis 6: 32, pl. 3.