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Taxon: Allium bourgeaui Rech. f.

Genus: Allium
Subgenus: Allium
Section: Allium
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 459422
Place of publication: Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 47:150. 1936
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Jun-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey (s.w.)



  1. Bothmer, R. von. 1975. Karyotype variation in Allium bourgeaui. Hereditas (Beijing) 79:125-132. Note: recognizes this taxon with close proximity to Allium ampeloprasum; most populations of subsp. bourgeaui were diploids, while , while in subsp. cycladicumalthough many were diploids, 1/3 were triploids including a few tetraploids
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  3. Kik, C. et al. 1997. Mitochondrial DNA variation and crossability of leek (Allium porrum) and its wild relatives from the Allium ampeloprasum complex. Theor. Appl. Genet. 94:465-471.
  4. Mathew, B. 1996. A review of Allium sect. Allium Note: recognizes this taxon with three subspecies including 2x-4x populations
  5. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Allium bourgeaui Rech. f. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=459422. Accessed 25 May 2020.