Allium obliquum

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Allium obliquum
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. obliquum
Binomial name
Allium obliquum

Allium obliquum, common name lop-sided onion or twisted-leaf onion, is a Eurasian species of wild onion with a range extending from Romania to Mongolia.[1] It is also widely cultivated elsewhere as an ornamental.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Allium obliquum produces an egg-shaped bulb up to 3 cm long. Scape is up to 100 cm tall, round in cross-section. Leaves are flat, shorter than the scape, up to 20 mm across. Umbels are spherical, with many yellow flowers crowded together.[2][10]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ a b Flora of China v 24 p 187 高葶韭 gao ting jiu Allium obliquum
  3. ^ Dave's Garden/125536/]
  4. ^ Brezhnev, D.D., Korovina, O.N. 1981. Wild relatives of cultivated plants in the flora of the USSR. Leningrad: Kolos, pp.96-97 (in Russian). Vvedensky, A.I. 1935. Onion - Allium L. (Flora of the USSR, vol. IV.) Leningrad: Publishing House of the USSR Academy of Sciences, p.175
  5. ^ Pavlov, N.V. (ed.) (1958). Flora Kazakhstana 2: 1-290. Alma-Ata, Izd-vo Akademii nauk Kazakhskoi SSR.
  6. ^ Petrova, N.A. (ed.) (1967). Flora Kirgizskoi SSR dopolnenie 1: 1-149. Frunze : Izd-vo KirgizFAN SSSR.
  7. ^ Grubov, V.I. (2001). Key to the Vascular Plants of Mongolia 1: 1-411. Science Publishers, Inc. Enfield, USA. Plymouth, U.K..
  8. ^ Malyschev L.I. & Peschkova , G.A. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Siberia 4: 1-238. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  9. ^ Lazkov, G.A. & Turdumatov, N.K. (2010). New and rare species of the genus Allium (Alliaceae) for the flora of Kyrgyzstan. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 95: 1637-1639.
  10. ^ Linnaeus, Carl von. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 296.