Allium kunthianum


Quick Characteristics:

Height: 10-20 cm (3.9-7.9 inch)
Flower Colors: pink
Life form: bulb
 

Allium kunthianum Vved. is found in Iran, North Caucasus, Transcaucasus, and Turkey. 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 Allium karsianum (a synonym of Allium paniculatum) and Allium rupestre in the publication Morphological And Anatomical Investigations On Three Allium L. (liliaceae) Species Of East Anatolia, Turkey by Özdemir 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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