Allium

{| border="1" cellspacing="0" align="right" cellpadding="2" ! align="center" bgcolor=lightgreen | Allium |- || |- ! align="center" bgcolor=lightgreen | Scientific classification |- | {| align="center" | align=left | Kingdom: || Plantae |- || Division: || Magnoliophyta |- || Class: || Liliopsida |- || Order: || Asparagales |- || Family: || Alliaceae |- || Genus: || Allium |} |- ! align="center" bgcolor="lightgreen" | Species |- | align="center" | see text |- |} Allium is the onion genus. Its members include many valued garden herbs including onions, garlic, leeks and chives. The strong "oniony" odor is characteristic of the whole genus but not all members are equally flavorful and some species are troublesome weeds.

Species

  • A. aaseae South Idaho onion
  • A. abramsii Abrams' allium
  • A. acuminatum tapertip onion
  • A. aflatunense
  • A. akaka
  • A. altaicum
  • A. ampeloprasum broadleaf wild leek
  • A. amplectens narrowleaf onion
  • A. anceps twinleaf onion
  • A. angulare
  • A. angulosum mouse garlic
  • A. ascalonicum Shallot
  • A. atropurpureum purple-flowered onion
  • A. atrorubens darkred onion
  • A. bigelovii Bigelow's onion
  • A. bisceptrum twincrest onion; aspen onion
  • A. bodeanum
  • A. bolanderi Bolander's onion
  • A. brandegei Brandegee's onion
  • A. brevistylum shortstyle onion
  • A. bulgaricum Bulgarian onion
  • A. burdickii narrowleaf wild leek
  • A. burlewii Burlew's onion
  • A. campanulatum dusky onion
  • A. canadense meadow garlic; wild garlic
  • A. carinatum keeled garlic
  • A. carolinianum
  • A. cepa garden onion
  • A. cernuum nodding onion; wild onion; lady's leek
  • A. chinense rakkyo
  • A. christophii star of Persia; Persian onion
  • A. columbianum Columbian onion
  • A. condensatum
  • A. constrictum Grand Coulee onion
  • A. coryi yellowflower onion
  • A. cratericola Cascade onion
  • A. crenulatum Olympic onion
  • A. crispum crinkled onion
  • A. cupani
  • A. cuthbertii striped garlic
  • A. denticulatum toothed wild onion
  • A. diabolense wild onion
  • A. dichlamydeum coastal onion
  • A. dictuon Blue Mountain onion
  • A. douglasii Douglas' onion
  • A. dregeanum
  • A. drummondii Drummond's onion; prairie onion
  • A. elmendorfii Elmendorf's onion
  • A. falcifolium scytheleaf onion
  • A. fibrillum Blue Mountain onion
  • A. fimbriatum fringed onion
  • A. fistulosum Welsh onion
  • A. galanthum
  • A. geyeri Geyer's onion
  • A. glandulosum gland onion
  • A. gooddingii Goodding's onion
  • A. grayi
  • A. haematochiton redskin onion
  • A. hickmanii Hickman's onion
  • A. hoffmanii beegum onion
  • A. hookeri
  • A. howellii Howell's onion
  • A. hyalinum glassy onion
  • A. jepsonii Jepson's onion
  • A. kunthii Kunth's onion
  • A. kurrat Egyptian leek
  • A. lacunosum pitted onion
  • A. ledebourianum
  • A. lemmonii Lemmon's onion
  • A. macleanii
  • A. macropetalum largeflower wild onion; desert onion
  • A. macrostemon
  • A. macrum rock onion
  • A. madidum swamp onion
  • A. marvinii
  • A. maximowiczii
  • A. membranaceum papery onion
  • A. moly golden garlic; lily leek
  • A. monanthum
  • A. monticola San Bernardino Mountain onion
  • A. munzii Munz's allium
  • A. neapolitanum white garlic; daffodil garlic; flowering onion
  • A. nevadense Nevada onion
  • A. nevii Nevius' garlic
  • A. nigrum black garlic
  • A. obliquum twistedleaf garlic
  • A. obtusum red Sierran onion
  • A. odorum Chinese chives
  • A. oleraceum field garlic
  • A. orientale
  • A. oschaninii
  • A. oxyphilum lillydale onion
  • A. paniculatum
  • A. paradoxum few-flowered leek
  • A. parishii Parish's onion
  • A. parryi Parry's fringed onion
  • A. parvum small onion
  • A. passeyi Passey's onion
  • A. pendulinum
  • A. peninsulare Mexicali onion
  • A. perdulce plains onion
  • A. platycaule broadstemmed onion
  • A. pleianthum manyflower onion
  • A. plummerae Tanners Canyon onion
  • A. porrum garden leek
  • A. praecox early onion
  • A. przewalskianum
  • A. punctum dotted onion
  • A. ramosum Chinese chives; fragrant-flowered garlic
  • A. robinsonii Robinson's onion
  • A. roseum rosy garlic
  • A. rubellum
  • A. ruhmerianum
  • A. runyonii Runyon's onion
  • A. sacculiferum
  • A. sanbornii Sanborn's onion
  • A. sativum cultivated garlic
  • A. schoenoprasum Chives wild chives; cive; schnittlaugh
  • A. schubertii Schubert's garlic
  • A. scilloides fragile onion
  • A. scorodoprasum sand leek; rocambole
  • A. semenovii
  • A. senescens German garlic
  • A. serra jeweled onion
  • A. serratum pompom onion
  • A. sharsmithiae
  • A. shevockii Spanish needle onion
  • A. simillimum simil onion
  • A. siskiyouense Siskiyou onion
  • A. speculae Little River Canyon onion
  • A. sphaerocephalum round-headed leek; round-headed garlic
  • A. splendens miyama-rakkyo
  • A. stellatum autumn onion; prairie onion
  • A. stipitatum
  • A. stracheyi
  • A. suaveolens
  • A. subhirsutum
  • A. taquetii
  • A. textile textile onion
  • A. thunbergii
  • A. tolmiei Tolm's onion
  • A. tribracteatum threebract onion
  • A. tricoccum wild leek; ramp
  • A. triquetrum threecorner leek; three-cornered leek
  • A. tuberosum Chinese chives; garlic chives; oriental garlic
  • A. tuolumnense serpentine onion
  • A. unifolium oneleaf onion; one-leaved onion
  • A. ursinum ramsons; buckrams
  • A. validum Pacific onion; swamp onion
  • A. victorialis victory onion; alpine leek
  • A. vineale wild garlic; crow garlic; stag's garlic
  • A. virguncule
  • A. wallichii jimbur
  • A. yosemitense Yosemite onion

Source

GardenWeb's Hortiplex Database 2003-11-16

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