Allium trifoliatum

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Pink Garlic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. trifoliatum
Binomial name
Allium trifoliatum
Cirillo
Synonyms[1]

Allium trifoliatum, called pink garlic, is a Mediterranean species of wild onion. It is native to France, Cyprus, Malta, Italy (Sicily, Sardinia, Calabria, Basilicata, Apulia, Campania, Abruzzo), Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Palestine, and Israel.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Allium trifoliatum is a perennial herb up to 30 cm tall. It has a tight umbel with short pedicels. Tepals are white , sometimes with pink to red midveins.[7][8]

formerly included[1]
  • Allium trifoliatum race loiseleurii Rouy, now called Allium subhirsutum subsp. subhirsutum
  • Allium trifoliatum subsp. obtusitepalum Svent, now called Allium subhirsutum subsp. obtusitepalum (Svent.) G.Kunkel


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Aglio a tre foglie, Allium trifoliatum
  3. ^ Kollmann, Fania Weissmann. 1976. Israel Journal of Botany. Jerusalem 24(4): 204, שום שעיר Allium trifoliatum subsp. hirsutum and Allium trifoliatum var. sterile
  4. ^ Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  5. ^ Danin, A. (2004). Distribution Atlas of Plants in the Flora Palaestina area: 1-517. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.
  6. ^ Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  7. ^ Domenico Maria Leone Cirillo. 1792. Plantarum Rariorum Regni Neapolitani. Napoli Fasc. ii. 11.
  8. ^ Rare Plants UK, Allium trifoliatum

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