Taxon: Allium hookeri Thwaites

 
Genus: Allium
  Subgenus: Amerallium
    Section: Bromatorrhiza
Family: Amaryllidaceae
  Subfamily: Allioideae
      Tribe: Allieae
Nomen number: 447592
Place of publication: G. H. K. Thwaites & J. D. Hooker, Enum. pl. zeyl. 339. 1864
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Jan-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • kuan ye jiu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide F ChinaEng; F Bhutan; Mansf Ency)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Sichuan, - Xizang, - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India
    • Indo-China: Thailand

References:

  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Pandey, A. et al. 2008. Realizing value of genetic resources of Allium in India Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 55:987.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Allium hookeri Thwaites :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.