Allium Giganteum

Like a giant onion

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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Allium Giganteum @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Allium Giganteum
Formal Name
Allium giganteum
Alias
Allium, giganteum
Habitat
Himalaya
Morph
Bulbous plants

Comment

Allium giganteum (scientific name: Allium giganteum) is native to Himalayas and is a bulb plant of the family Amaryllidaceae. Late spring to early summer, stretch long flower stalks, bloom a large spherical purplish flower resembling a bamboo octopus at the tip. It is a tall plant, planted in a row in the botanical garden and stands out. Allium means garlic in Latin, giganteum means huge. In the same allium genus, there is a {{chive}} (scientific name: Allium schoenoprasum).

Generic name: Allium giganteum, Scientific name: Allium giganteum, another name: Flowering Onion, Giganteum, Place of Origin: Himalayas, Plant Length: 80 to 120 cm, Leaf Shape: Sword-shaped Long Lantern Form, Leaf Margin: All Edges, Leaves: Alternate, Leaf Width: 5 cm, Inflorescence Diameter: Flower arrangement = scattering inflorescence (spherical), number of flower pieces (petal and stamens): 6, flower crown: 6 flowers, flower diameter: 0.5 cm collection of several hundreds, inflorescence diameter: 10 to 20 cm, Flower color: purple, flowering period: May to June, fruit type: bamboo shoots, bulb diameter (bulb diameter): 10 to 15 cm, use: flower bed, planted in the park, cut flower, flower arrangement.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Amaryllidaceae
Genus
Allium
Species
A. Giganteum
Flower language
In order to (Jul 23)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
six
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Botanic gardenCt flower・Flower arrangement
Color
Violet
Season
MayJun
Height
80 ~ 120 [cm]
Diameter
10 ~ 20

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