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Giant Onion
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Alliaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. giganteum
Binomial name
Allium giganteum
Regel.

Allium giganteum, also known as Giant Onion, is a perennial plant. This plant is an edible bulb, and it is used as a medicinal and ornamental plant. A common cultivar is 'Globemaster'.

References


Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Allium giganteum

Taxonavigation

Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales
Familia: Alliaceae
Genus: Allium
Species: Allium giganteum

Name

Allium giganteum Regel, Gartenflora 32: 91. 1883.

Synonyms

Heterotypic
  • Allium procerum Trautv. ex Regel, Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 8: 663, 1884.

References

  • Govaerts, R. (2006). World Checklist of Monocotyledons. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2009 July 20 [1]
Wikimedia Commons For more multimedia, look at Category:Allium giganteum on Wikimedia Commons.

Vernacular names

Svenska: Jättelök

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