Allium paniculatum subsp. paniculatum

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Extinct

Establishment means:Introduced

Bulb ovoid, 1–2.5 cm diam., rarely with bulblets. Scape erect, terete, hollow, 30–70 cm long, 3–5 mm wide. Leaves 3–5, sheathing lower half of scape, terete, hollow, to 25 cm long, 5 mm wide, often withered at flowering-time. Umbel almost spherical, 3–10 cm diam., many-flowered, lacking bulbils; pedicels 1–7 cm long; spathe of 2 linear bracts, longer than pedicels; perianth cup-shaped, segments obovate, 4–7 mm long, usually pink; stamens subequal to perianth segments, broadly 3-lobed at base, otherwise filiform. Capsule c. 5 mm long. Flowers Nov.

Also naturalised SA. Native to southern and eastern Europe. Known in Victoria from Alexandra and Seymour only, occurring as a gutter weed in the latter location.

Source: Conran, J.G. (1994). Liliaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-12-03
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
genus Allium
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Allium paniculatum subsp. paniculatum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Allium paniculatum subsp. paniculatum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain extinct introduced