Allium subvillosum

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Spring Garlic
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Allium subvillosum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. subvillosum
Binomial name
Allium subvillosum
Salzm. ex Schult. & Schult. f.
Synonyms[1]

Allium subvillosum, Spring Garlic, is a European and North African species of wild onion native to southern Spain, the Balearic Islands, southern Portugal, Sicily and northern Africa (Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, the Azores, and the Canary Islands).[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Allium subvillosum is a bulb-forming perennial up to 30 cm tall. Leaves are long and narrow, with long white hairs clearly visible to the naked eye. Umbel is hemispherical, with 15-20 flowers on long pedicels. Flowers are white with yellow anthers.[9][10]

formerly included[11]

Allium subvillosum var. clusianum, now called Allium subhirsutum

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List
  2. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Aglio subvilloso, Allium subvillosum
  3. ^ Maire, René Charles Joseph Ernest. 1935. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 26: 121. Allium album var. purpurascens
  4. ^ Viviani, Domenico. 1824. Flora Libycae Specimen 19, Allium chamaemoly
  5. ^ Maire, Réné Charles Joseph Ernest. 1926. Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord. Algiers xvii. 124, hybr., Allium humbertii
  6. ^ Regel, Eduard August von. 1875. Trudy Imperatorskago S.-Peterburgskago Botaničeskago Sada 3(2): 249. Allium subhirsutum var. canariense
  7. ^ Bonnet, Edmond & Barratte, Jean François Gustave 1896. Exploration Scientifique de la Tunisie. Catalogue Raisonné des Plantes Vasculaires de la Tunisie 414, Allium subhirsutum var. vernale
  8. ^ Flores Silvestres del Mediterráneo, Allium subvillosum
  9. ^ Josef August Schultes & Julius Hermann Schultes. 1830. Systema Vegetabilium 7(2): 1104.
  10. ^ Ball, John. 1879. Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 16: 691
  11. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families