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Taxon: Allium chinense G. Don

 
Genus: Allium
Subgenus: Cepa
Section: Sacculiferum
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 101417
Place of publication: Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 6:83. 1827 ("1832")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Jun-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Jun-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (bulbs used mostly as pickles fide Crop Prod Sci Hort 3:13. 1994)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:71. 1993)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brewster, J. L. 1994. Onions and other vegetable alliums Crop Prod. Sci. Hort. 3:13.
  3. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Keller, E. R. J. et al. 1996. Interspecific crosses of onion with distant Allium species and characterization of the presumed hybrids by means of flow cytometry, karyotype analysis and genomic in situ hybridization Theor. Appl. Genet. 92:417.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Mann, L. K. & W. T. Stearn 1960. Rakkyo or Ch'iao T'ou (Allium chinense G. Don, syn. A. bakeri Regel) a little known vegetable crop Econ. Bot. 14:69-83.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:76
  12. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  13. Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Realizing value of genetic resources of Allium in India Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:985-994.
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:71-73.
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  19. Yanagino, T. et al. 2003. Production and characterization of an interspecific hybrid between leek and garlic Theor. Appl. Genet. 107:4.

Check other web resources for Allium chinense G. Don :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101417. Accessed 10 December 2018.