Allium obliquum L.

Herb with oblong bulbs on short rhizomes. Leaves 4-10, linear, stem-sheathing, shorter than the stem, flat. Inflorescence 60-100 cm, stem solid, spathe 1, 2-4 lobed, umbel spherical or hemispherical. Flowers numerous, 4-5 mm long, cup-shaped to spherical; summer. Tepals pale yellow-green. Stamens longer than tepals.

Romania, Siberia and Central Asia.

Updated by: Niels Klazenga, March 2018

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