Allium songpanicum

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松潘薤 song pan xie
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. songpanicum
Binomial name
Allium songpanicum
Xu, Jie Mei

Allium songpanicum is a plant species endemic to Sichuan Province in southern China. It grows in forests and brushlands at an elevation of approximately 1600–1700 m.[1]

Allium songpanicum has bulbs up to 15 mm across. Scape is up to 20 cm tall, round in cross-section. Leaves are long and very narrow, about the same length as the scape but only about 3 mm across, often drooping under its own weight. Umbel has only a few reddish-purple flowers.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flora of China v 24 p 197, Allium songpanicum
  2. ^ line drawing of Allium songpanicum, Flora of China Illustrations vol. 24, fig. fig. 222, 1-3
  3. ^ Wang, Fa Tsuan & Tang, T. (Chin). 1980. Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae 14:286, pl. 86.