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Taxon: Allium ×proliferum (Moench) Schrad. ex Willd.

Genus: Allium subgenus: Cepa section: Cepa
Family: Amaryllidaceae subfamily: Allioideae tribe: Allieae. Also placed in: Alliaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 404736
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:358. 1809
Comment: = A. fistulosum × A. cepa
Name verified on: 12-Jan-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Jul-2009
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Beltsville bunching onion   (Source: Brewster 1994 [as A. cepa × A. fistulosum]) – English
  • Catawissa onion   (Source: Food Feed Crops US ) – English
  • Egyptian onion   (Source: Brewster 1994 [as A. cepa × A. fistulosum]) – English
  • top onion   (Source: Allium TaxGR 207.) – English
  • tree onion   (Source: Allium TaxGR 207.) – English
  • Wakegi onion   (Source: Brewster 1994 [as A. cepa × A. fistulosum]) – English
  • lou zi cong   (Source: F ChinaEng [as A. cepa var. proliferum]) – Transcribed Chinese
  • oignon d'Égypte   (Source: UPOV [as A. cepa var. viviparum]) – French
  • ägyptische Zwiebel   (Source: Zander ed17 [as A. cepa Proliferum Group]) – German
  • Catawissazwiebel   (Source: Zander ed14 ) – German
  • Luftzwiebel   (Source: Zander ed14 [as A. cepa var. viviparum]) – German
  • wakegi   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Japanese Rōmaji
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Indochina
  • EUROPE
    Europe
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America
  • also cultivated elsewhere

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Check other web resources for Allium ×proliferum (Moench) Schrad. ex Willd.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?404736 (01 November 2014)

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