Taxon profile


Allium schoenoprasum L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Asparagales »  family Amaryllidaceae »  genus Allium - onion

Scientific synonyms

Allium schoenoprasum var. vulgare Alef.
Ascalonicum schoenoprasum (L.) P.Renault
Cepa schoenoprasa (L.) Moench
Porrum schoenoprasum (L.) Schur
Schoenoprasum vulgare Fourr.

Other names

= Giant Garlic
= Wild Chives

Least Concern



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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Puccinia allii (DC.) F. Rudolphi

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Allium schoenoprasum subsp. alpinum (DC.) Čelak.

Allium schoenoprasum subsp. alpinum

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Allium schoenoprasum L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Allium schoenoprasum L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Allium schoenoprasum L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Allium schoenoprasum L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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