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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Allioideae
Tribus: Allieae
Genus: Allium
Species: Allium oreophilum

Allium oreophilum C.A.Mey., 1831

Allium oreophilum var. ostrowskianum (Regel) Regel
Allium ostrowskianum Regel
Allium platystemon Kar. & Kir.
Caloscordum oreophilum (C.A.Mey.) Banfi & Galasso

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asie
Afghanistan; Kazakhstan; Kirgizstan; North Caucasus; Pakistan; Tadzhikistan; Transcaucasus; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; Xinjiang
Continental: Europe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Meyer, C.A.v., Verzeichniss der Pflanzen, welche wahrend der in den jahren 1829 und 1830 Unternommenen reise im Caucasus und in den provinzen am westlichen ufer des Caspischen Meeres gefunden und eingesammelt worden sind. St. Petersbourg 37. 1831


International Plant Names Index. 2017. Allium oreophilum. Published online. Accessed: Sep. 11 2017.
The Plant List 2013. Allium oreophilum in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Sep. 11. 2017. Allium oreophilum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 11 Sep. 2017.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Allium oreophilum in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Sep 11. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Allium oreophilum in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Vernacular names
English: pink lily leek
Nederlands: Sierui

Allium oreophilum, the pink lily leek, is a plant species native to Xinjiang, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkmenistan, European Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.[2]

Allium oreophilum produces one spherical bulb up to 2 cm (2⁄3 in) in diameter. The scape is short for the genus, rarely more than 20 cm (8 in) tall. The leaves are flat, narrow, longer than the scape. The umbel has 10–15 red flowers.[3]

The Plant List
Flora of China v 24 p 200
Carl Anton von Meyer. 1831. Verzeichness der Pflanzen des Caspischen Meeres 37

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