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Taxon: Allium victorialis L.

Genus: Allium subgenus: Anguinum
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Allioideae tribe: Allieae. Also placed in: Alliaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 2415
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:295. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 16-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Jan-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).


See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • alpine leek   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • long-root garlic   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • long-root onion   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • ge cong   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • ail de cerf   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • Allermannsharnisch   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • gyōja-ninniku   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • čeremša   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • segerlök   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Caucasus: Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Sverdlovsk, Tomsk, Tuva, Tyumen
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan [e.]
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Kurile Islands, Primorye, Sakhalin
    China: China - Anhui, Gansu [e.], Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu; Korea
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh; Nepal
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Italy; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: United States - Alaska [Attu Island]

    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea




Check other web resources for Allium victorialis L.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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