African Plant Database

Allium alibile A. Rich.
Family : Alliaceae
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 330 (1850)  
Information on the genus : Allium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Allium asirense B. Mathew
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with strong smell of garlic when crushed; bulb globose to oblong, corm-like
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Ecology : Dry Acacia open bushland on light gypsum soil with a rich herb flora; grassland; rocky grassy slopes often among Juniperus; c. 1600 m alt.
  ? Sudan, Jebel Marra; Saudi Arabia.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 14044
Record n°14044
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