Allium flavum L.

A. flavum L. Sp. PL ed. 1 (1753) 298 ; Hayek Prodr. Fl. Penins, Balc. Ill (1933) 56 — Жълт лук

Fam:   Liliaceae Hall.
Genus:  Allium L.
Species: Allium flavum L.
English Name: Yellow-flowered garlic


Perennial. Bulb ovoid, with highly elongated and net fiber in its top shell. Stem rounded up to 50 cm high, curved, covered by the middle of leaf sheaths. Leaf texture close linear, 1 - 1.5 mm wide, semi-cylindrical, prominent groove, naked. Involucre made up of two lanceolate leaves with filiform tip for. One cover sheet 1 - 2 times longer than the inflorescence, the other 3 - 5 times. Inflorescence canopy with many blossoms. Blossom handles thin, highly unequal with each other, some 2 up to 3 times shorter than the blossoms, other considerably longer. The perianth yellow, 4 - 5 mm long, with oblong, rounded at the top blunt, shiny leaflets. Stamen handles 1.5 - 2 times longer than perianth. and fused with him. high over the bar sticking out perianth. The fruit is ovoid trammel box.


var. flavum; var. typicum Aschers. et Graebn. Syn. Ill (1905) 144; Regel All. Adh. Cogn. Monogr. (1875) 187 Involucre many times longer than the inflorescence. Plant 20 - 50 cm tall.
var. minus. Boiss. Fl. Or. V (1884) 255; Hayek Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. Ill (1933) 56; A. Webbii Clem. Sert. Olymp. (1855) 91. Gently plant, stem is up to 15 cm tall. The umbel with few blossoms, often with equally long wrapping little leaf. Occurs in the high mountain parts of Bulgaria.
From: „Флора на Народна Република България”, том  II, БАН, София, (1964 )

Allium flavum is a species of onion native to the lands surrounding the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian Seas, from France + Morocco to Iran + Kazakhstan. [3][4]
Allium flavum produces one bulb, and a scape up to 40 cm tall. Umbel contains bright yellow, bell shaped flowers with a pleasing scent.[5][6][7][8][9]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Flowering Time: Blooms in VI.

References: „Флора на Народна Република България”, том  II, БАН, София, (1964 ), Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Distribution in Bulgaria: It grows in dry and stony places. It occurs throughout Bulgaria, such as in the mountains reach their highest portions. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Italy, France, Spain, Mid countries, southern parts of the European territory of the USSR, Balkan Peninsula, the Caucasus, Western Asia.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law. Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие

Medical plant: it is not medical plant -


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