Allium moly L.

Yellow Onion

Herb with spherical bulbs. Leaves 1-3, linear, basal, keeled. Inflorescence 20-50 cm, stem solid, spathes 2. Flowers numerous, bulbils sometimes present, 9-12 mm long, star-shaped; summer. Tepals bright yellow, spreading, keels green. Stamens shorter than tepals.

Southern and south-western Europe.

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Alliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Amaryllidaceae
genus        Allium L.