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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2603)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2502)

    Class: Liliopsida (387)

      Order: Liliales (115)

        Family: Amaryllidaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Allium (10)

            Epithet: lusitanicum Lam. (2)

Synonyms: Allium fallax Schult. & Schult.f., Allium fallens Bubani, Allium leptophyllum Schur

fallax => deceitful, deceptive, false, closely resembling another species

fallens => escaping notice

leptophyllum => fine or slender leaves

lusitanicum => from Portugal

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Allium lusitanicum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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