Flowering

  • Jan1
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  • Apr4
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  • Jul7
  • Aug8
  • Sep9
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  • Nov11
  • Dec12
Not in Bloom

Distribution

שום אשרסון - מפת תפוצה

Description & Remarks

Ornamental bulbous plant, 30-70 cm tall, found in desert and arid habitats. Flowers purple. Cultivated as a cut flower. Grows in sandy soils in the northern Negev, in rocky slopes in the Negev Highlands and marl soils in the Jordan Valley. Close to Allium tel-avivense that is shorter, with larger flowering heads and paler pink flowers.

Additional Names

Hebrew with Vowels:
שׁוּם אָשֵׁרְסוֹן

תכונות וזיהוי

  • צמחי מדבר וערבות, גובה עמוד התפרחת 80-30 (100) ס

    צמחי מדבר וערבות, גובה עמוד התפרחת 80-30 (100) ס"מ. צבע העטיף,הזירים והמאבקים ארגמן עמוק. רוחב העלים 4-2 (-5) ס"מ.

Life form (Raunkiaer):
geophyte
Spinescence:
absent
Succulence:
non-succulent
Summer Shedding:
ephemeral
Petal or tepal color:
Crimson
Sexuality and Reproductive Morphology:
Flowers hermaphrodite only
Sporangia or Seed Homogeneity:
Homogeneous seeds-fruits
Flowering Time:
March
Leaf arrangement:
alternate (one leaf per node), rosette
Leaf Type:
entire
Leaf or leaflet margin:
smooth
Stipule:
absent
Habitat:
Desert, Shrub-steppes
Chorotype:
Irano-Turanian
Drought Resistence:
Salt Resistance:
glycophyte
Synanthrop:
obligate natural

Taxonomy

Superdivision:
Spermatophyta
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Monocotyledoneae
Family:
Amaryllidaceae
Genus:
Allium