Allium tuberosum

Primary tabs

Allium tuberosum

Description

Inflorescence umbellate. Flowers stellate;

Distribution

Asia-Temperate, Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines cultivated); Thailand (Thailand cultivated), E Mongolia cultivated, Indonesia cultivated, Japan cultivated, Malaysia cultivated, N India cultivated
The primary centre of origin is unknown, as this species easily runs wild. Known as a wild species in eastern Asia. Cultivation from E Mongolia to Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and through Thailand to N India.

Notes

Sometimes sub-naturalized.

Citation

Stearn, Herbertiall. 1944: 226
Backer & Bakh. f. - in Fl. Java. 1968: 131
Ochse & Bakh., Veget Dutch East Indies. 1931: 450