Allium pulchelium Don

A. pulchelium Don Monogr. (1826) 46; Hayek Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. Ill (1933) 55; A. flavum L. var. pulchellum Uam Regel All. Adh. Cogn. Monogr. (1875) 188— Красив лук

Fam:   Liliaceae Hall.
Genus:   Allium L.
Species: Allium pulchelium Don
English Name:  Keeled garlic


Perennials. Bulb ovoid, 0.75 - 1 cm in diameter, with gray or brown leathery shells, almost without veins. Stem 20 - 50 cm tall, covered by the middle with vaginal leaves. Leaves 3 - 4, semicylindrical, 0.5 - 1 mm wide, smooth, with a groove, generally slightly shorter than the stem. Involucre 2 - 5 times longer than the inflorescence. Inflorescence semi-globular, with many blossoms, without bulbs. Blossom handles very uneven, 2 - 10 times longer than perianth, at the base with bracts. Perianth bell-shaped elliptical, whose petals are yellow with reddish or intense pink hue. and covered with bloom, matte, 4 - 5 mm in length, rounded at the top. Foreign perianth leaflets are scaphoid, a little shorter and wider than the inner. Filament 1.5 - 2 times longer than perianth, basically each other and with perianth fused, styliform, usually purple, light purple anthers, yellow pollen. The bar is fed significantly from perianth. Pistils is handle, oblong, smooth.. Box  with 4 - 5 mm long, wide heart-shaped back, almost rounded partitions.

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

Distribution in Bulgaria: Spread in different parts of Bulgaria,  relatively rare. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Northern France, the Pyrenees, Italy, the Balkans, the southern regions of the European part of the USSR, the Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Asia Minor, Palestine, North Africa ,

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

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