long-stamen chive

Allium macrostemon

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  • long-stamen chive
  • long-stamen chive
  • long-stamen chive
  • Flower name
    long-stamen chive
  • Scientific name
    Allium macrostemon
  • Alias野蒜, long-stamen chive
  • Place of originEast Asia
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

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.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Allium
  • Species
    A. macrostemon
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial herbaceous
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height60.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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