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Taxon: Allium ascalonicum L.

Synonym of Allium hierochuntinum Boiss.

Genus: Allium subgenus: Allium section: Allium
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Nomen number: 2221
Place of publication: Fl. palaest. 12. 1756
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
  • an ambiguous name
  • non Allium ascalonicum auct. (= A. cepa L.)
  • requires rejection proposal to stabilize usage
  • authorship perhaps to be attributed to Strand
Name verified on: 04-Mar-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Jan-2007
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 11 accessions)


  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. [= A. cepa L.].
  • Jarvis, C. 2007. Order out of chaos: Linnean plant names and their types. 276. [requires nomenclature proposal to preserve current usage].
  • Mathew, B. 1996. A review of Allium sect. Allium. 144.
  • Stearn, W. T. 1960. Allium and Milula in the central and eastern Himalaya. Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 2:181.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea. [mentions].
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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