Allium taishanense

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泰山韭 tai shan jiu
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species:
A. taishanense
Binomial name
Allium taishanense
Xu, Jie Mei

Allium taishanense is a plant species endemic to the Shandong region of China. It occurs there on hillsides at elevations of 300–600 m.[1]

Allium taishanense has narrow bulbs usually less than 5 mm in diameter. Scape is up to 30 cm tall, 2-angled with small teeth along the angles. Leaves are flat, up to 10 mm wide, tapering at both ends, usually shorter than the scape. Umbel is hemispheric, with many pink or white flowers crowded together.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flora of China v 24 p 186
  2. ^ Wang, Fa Tsuan, & Tang, Tsin. 1980. Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae 14: 285, pl. 64.