Taxon profile


Hollow-stemmed Asphodel
Asphodelus fistulosus L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Asparagales »  family Xanthorrhoeaceae »  genus Asphodelus - asphodelus

Scientific synonyms

Verinea fistulosa (L.) Pomel
Ophioprason fistulosum (L.) Salisb.
Asphodeloides ramosa Moench

Other names

= Onion Asphodel
= Onion Weed
= Onionweed
= Wild Onion

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Agapanthia asphodeli (Latreille, 1804)

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Asphodelus fistulosus L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Asphodelus fistulosus]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009

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