Taxon: Allium porrum L.

 
Genus: Allium
  Subgenus: Allium
    Section: Allium
Family: Amaryllidaceae
  Subfamily: Allioideae
      Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 2351
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:295. 1753, nom. rej.
Comments:
  • • [or A. ampeloprasum Leek Group]
  • • a rejected (nom. rej.), heterotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) of A. ampeloprasum L., nom. cons.
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 79 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Rev sect Allium 70. 1996)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of garlic (fide Theor Appl Genet 107:4. 2003)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . probable origin e. Mediterranean region

    Cultivated:

    • : Europe; United States
  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Western Australia
  • Europe

    • : Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; United States
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: West Indies
    • Southern South America: Argentina

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