Allium moschatum L.

527 (11). A. moschatum L. Sp. Pl.ed. 2 (1753) 298; Regel All. Adh. Cogn. Monogr. (1875) 122; Vel. Fl. Bulg. (1891) 562; Hayek Prodr. Fl. Periins. Balc, III (1933) 48—Мускатов лук

Fam:   Liliaceae Hall.
Genus:  Allium L.
Species: Allium moschatum L.
English Name: Pannonic seseli pale fescue grasslands


Perennials. Bulb elongated ovoid, 1 - 1.5 cm in diameter, with whitish or yellowish, later greyish brown, almost leathery outer shell, in its upper part covering the base of the stem and net fiber fuzzy. Round stem, 10 - 30 cm tall, erect or slightly curved at the bottom 1/3 or mid covered by smooth leaf sheaths. Leaves 4 - 6, filamentous, top with a groove along the edges ciliary roughened, normally shorter, rarely longer than the stem and are retained longer. Envelope of the inflorescence binary, with white webbed linear lancet peaked shares. Inflorescence with few flowers, hemispherical without bulbs. Flower handles thin, angular, 1 - 3.5 cm long, slightly up several times longer than the flowers, usually at the base of the bracts. Perianth bell-shaped, oblong leaflets lancet, 5 - 6 mm long, pink dyed, subsequently faded, red average line. Staminal handles almost twice shorter than perianth leaflets, at the base with each other and with perianth fused, triangular styliform, inland at the base 1.5 times wider than external. Anthers purple. The bar about 3 mm long and hidden in perianth. Box consists of 3 almost round shares.

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Allium moschatum is a Eurasian species of wild onion with a range extending from Spain to Iran.[2][1]
Allium moschatum is a bulb-forming perennial. Flowers are born in umbels on top of thin, wiry scapes rarely more than 15 cm tall; tepals white with a thin but prominent purple midvein.[3]
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Flowering Time: Blooms: VI - VII.

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

Distribution in Bulgaria: Grow in calcareous rocks, rocky hills, dry meadows, mainly in the warmer parts of the country. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Central Europe, Western Mediterranean, the Balkans, Asia Minor, the Caucasus and southern parts of European territory of the Soviet Union.

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

Medical plant: it is not -

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