Allium kunthianum

Allium kunthianum Vved. occurs in East Anatolia. Bulbs are ovoid with brown tunics. Stems grow from 8 to 25 cm. It has pink flowers with white petal tips, each petal with a central darker stripe on both surfaces. See a full description and a comparison to closely related A. karsianum (a synonym of A. paniculatum) and A. rupestre? in the publication Morphological And Anatomical Investigations On Three Allium L. (liliaceae) Species Of East Anatolia, Turkey by Ă–zdemir et al. Bangladesh J. Bot. 40(1): 9-15, 2011 (June).

Photo of a dwarf form by RH (sourced from Paul Christian).

Allium kunthianum, RH
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