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Taxon: Allium altaicum Pall.

 
Genus: Allium
Subgenus: Cepa
Section: Cepa
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 2216
Place of publication: Reise russ. Reich. 2:737. 1773
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 25 (22 active, 19 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Altay, Chita, Irkutsk]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (e.)
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Amur]
    • CHINA: China [Heilongjiang Sheng (w.), Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (n.)]


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia (s.e.)]


References:

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  3. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  4. Friesen, N. et al. 1999. RAPDs and noncoding chloroplast DNA reveal a single origin of the cultivated Allium fistulosum from A. altaicum (Alliaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 86:554-562.
  5. Fritsch, R. M. & N. Friesen. 2002. Chapter 1. Evolution, domestication and taxonomy. Allium crop science: recent advances CABI Publications. 9.
  6. Gregory, M. et al. 1998. Nomenclator alliorum. Allium names and synonyms - a world guide.
  7. Gurushidze, M. et al. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships of wild and cultivated species of Allium section Cepa inferred by nuclear rDNA ITS sequence analysis. Pl. Syst. Evol. 269:259-269.
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Hanelt, P. 1985. Zur Taxonomie, Chorologie und Ökologie der Wildarten von Allium L. sect. Cepa (Mill.) Prokh.. Flora 176:109.
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  14. Li, Q.-Q. et al. 2010. Phylogeny and biogeography of Allium (Amaryllidaceae: Allieae) based on nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer and chloroplast rps16 sequences, focusing on the inclusion of species endemic to China. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 106:709-733.
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  17. Ricroch, A. et al. 2005. Evolution of genome size across some cultivated Allium species. Genome 48:511-520.
  18. Stearn, W. T. 1944. Notes on the genus Allium in the Old World. Herbertia 11:11-34.
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  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Allium altaicum Pall. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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=2216. Accessed 14 December 2019.