Allium karataviense

Allium karataviense
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Monocots
Order:Asparagales
Family:Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily:Allioideae
Genus:Allium
Species: A. karataviense
Binomial name
Allium karataviense
Regel
Synonyms[1][2][3]

Allium karataviense is an Asian species of onion in the Amaryllis family.[7][8]

It is a native to central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan)[1] (and cultivated elsewhere as an ornamental plant.[9][10]). It has been selected for the Great Plant Picks list of outstanding plants for the maritime Pacific Northwest.[11]

Description

Allium karataviense is an herbaceous, bulb-forming species. It produces a basal rosette of wide, arching leaves.[12]

References

  1. 1 2 Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. Allium karataviense en PlantList
  3. Allium karataviense en Trópicos
  4. Rukšans, Janis. 2007. Buried Treasures: Finding and Growing the World's Choicest Bulbs. Timber Press.
  5. International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (Melbourne Code), article 30 see §30.6
  6. International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (Melbourne Code), article 39 see §39.1
  7. Eduard August von Regel. 1875. Trudy Imperatorskago S.-Peterburgskago Botaniceskago Sada. Acta Horti Petropolitani 3(2): 243
  8. RHS Plant Finder 2009–2010, Dorling Kindersley, London, 2009, ISBN 978-1-4053-4176-9
  9. Brickell, Christopher (Editor-in-chief),The Royal Horticultural Society A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, Dorling Kindersley, London, 1996, ISBN 0-7513-0303-8
  10. Hessayon, D. G. The Bulb Expert. Transworld Publishers Ltd. Londres, 1999
  11. "Allium karataviense, Turkestan onion". greatplantpicks.org. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  12. Rosella Rossi. 1990. Guía de Bulbos. Grijalbo. Barcelona
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