Here are two views of this rare central Asian allium in the
melanocrommyum section. Growing to about 4' tall, it has dark
gray ovaries, narrow filamentous tepals, and long protruding
stamens. This species is not available commercially. According
to the collection data, this specimen was originally collected from
Kyrgyzstan, Fergana range, valley Kugart.
(better known under it's synonym, variably spelled as
A. gulczense Fedtsch. or A. gultschense)
Photos by Mark
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