African Plant Database

Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 300 (1753)
Information on the genus : Allium
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Allium angolense Baker (1878)
=*Allium nigritanum A. Chev. (1913)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Afrique N. 5: 270 (1958). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 33: 22
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 81 (2005).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Germplasm Resources Information Network
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°14048 modified 2009-07-22
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