Allium tuberosum

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Allium tuberosum


Inflorescence umbellate. Flowers stellate;


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.


Sometimes sub-naturalized.


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