try again later
Description & Remarks
A geophyte, 15-40 cm tall. The bulb outer tunics are light brown. Leaves 3-4, green, narrow and long, with hairy-velvety sheaths (leaves usually dry already in blooming time). Flowering head 40-56 mm across, many flowered, hemispherical. Flowers campanulate, pure white to pinkish, 3-5 mm long. Anthers shorter than or equal to perianth, filaments white, pollen yellow.
Ori Fragman-Sapir, 2016
The species was described in 2014 in Phytotaxa:
Friesen, N. & O. Fragman-Sapir. A new Allium species from section Molium from Israel: A. akirense (Amaryllidaceae). Phytotaxa 173 (2), pp. 140–148.