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Taxon: Allium cepa L. var. aggregatum G. Don

 
Genus: Allium
Subgenus: Cepa
Section: Cepa
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 101652
Place of publication: Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 6:59. 1832
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or Allium cepa Aggregatum Group]
Name Verified on: 09-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Human food: vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye, Amur]
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: = Allium cepa Aggregatum Group
  2. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Allium+cepa+var.+aggregatum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  3. Friesen, N. & M. Klaas. 1998. Origin of some minor vegetatively propagated Allium crops studied with RAPD and GISH. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 45:511-523. Note: this study used non-USDA accessions of this taxon as a source of comparison to solve the origin of the French grey shallot (=Allium oschninii)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: = Allium cepa Aggregatum Group
  5. Hang, T. T. M. et al. 2004. Production and characterization of alien chromosome additions in shallot (Allium cepa L. Aggregatum group) carrying extra chromosome(s) of Japanese bunching onion (A. fistulosum L.). Genes Genet. Systems 79:263-269.
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. Messiaen, C.-M. et al. 1993. Les Allium alimentaires reproduits par voie végétative. 1-230.
  8. Office of the Union. 2009. UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Allium cepa var. ascalonicum (L.) Backer
  11. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:64. Note: = Allium cepa Aggregatum Group
  12. Wako, T. et al. 2015. Screening and incorporation of rust resistance from Allium cepa into bunching onion Allium fistulosum via alien chromosome addition. Genome 10.1139/gen-2015-0026
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  14. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Allium cepa L. var. aggregatum G. Don :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101652. Accessed 19 November 2019.