long-stamen chive

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    long-stamen chive @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    long-stamen chive @ Akatsuka Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
long-stamen chive
Formal Name
Allium macrostemon
Alias
Habitat
East Asia
Morph
perennial herbaceous

Comment

What is long-stamen chive

Long-stamen chive (scientific name: Allium macrostemon) is native to East Asia and is a perennial herbaceous of the family Amaryllidaceae. Bulbs are formed in the basement. It is a wild grass growing naturally in grasslands, roadside, and banks all over Japan. From late spring to early summer, stretch one scattering inflorescence from the flower stem top and add about 10 white or thin pink florets. Immature flowers change to a flameless spicule with spheres at the center of the inflorescence. Bulbs, leaves, and cucumbers (sprouts) are edible and taste like big leaves and green onion.

Common name: Long-stamen chive , Scientific name: Allium macrostemon, ask: Nobol, Origin: East Asia, aka: long-stamen chive,bulbs: spherical with a diameter of 1 to 2 cm, root leaves: Length 25 to 30 cm, section with crescent shape, leaf shape: linear, flower stem length: 70 cm, inflorescence type: scattering inflorescence, number of stamens: 3, number of ovaries: 3 flowers, flower color: white · peach color, flower piece length: 0.4 to 0.5 cm, flower diameter: 1 cm, diameter of the baby diet: 0.5 cm, flowering period : May - June.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Amaryllidaceae
Genus
Allium
Species
A. macrostemon
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Violet, White
Season
MayJun
Height
60 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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