Allium spathaceum

Allium spathaceum Steud. ex A. Rich.

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Overview

Description

Leaves are flat, acuminate as long as the scape. They are broad, glabrous except ciliated margins. Scapes usually 2 together from a common sheath. Spathe single, ovate, caudate, and shorter than lax Umbel. Perianth-segments oblong, acute,  white or pink, outside with brown midrib.

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..