Taxon: Allium proliferum (Moench) Schrad. ex Willd.

 
Genus: Allium
  Subgenus: Cepa
    Section: Cepa
Family: Amaryllidaceae
  Subfamily: Allioideae
      Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 404736
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:358. 1809
Comment: [= A. fistulosum × A. cepa]
Name Verified on: 12-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jul-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Food Feed Crops US)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Crop Prod Sci Hort 3:15. 1994, as A. cepa × A. fistulosum)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    • : Europe; North America
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Indochina
  • Europe

    • : Europe; North America
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; North America

References:

  • Brewster, J. L. 1994. Onions and other vegetable alliums Crop Prod. Sci. Hort. 3:15.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Maaß, H. I. 1997. Genetic diversity in the top onion, Allium × proliferum (Alliaceae), analysed by isozymes Pl. Syst. Evol. 208:35-44.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)
  • Ohle, H. Karyotype analysis using Giemsa C-banding technique in Allium species of six sections of the subgenus Rhizirideum (Allium TaxGR) 227.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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