Allium koenigianum

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Allium koenigianum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
A. koenigianum
Binomial name
Allium koenigianum

Allium koenigianum, or Koenig's onion, is a species of onion that is endemic to the Erzurum and Çoruh regions of Turkey.[2][3]

The species is very rare and quite possibly extinct. It is only known from two records dating from the 1920s.[1]


  1. ^ a b Özhatay, N. & Ekim, T. (2014). "Allium koenigianum". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T199877A2616292. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T199877A2616292.en. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ Grossheim, Alexander Alfonsovich 1928. ФЛора Кавказа (Flora Kavkaza) 1: 200
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families