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Contains 4 accepted taxa overall.

Common Name:GARLIC
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus


Sub Class
Genus Allium


Citation ALLIUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 294. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Allium sativum Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 1: 497. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.


Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Allium canadense var. canadense MEADOW GARLIC
Allium canadense var. mobilense MEADOW GARLIC
Allium cuthbertii STRIPED GARLIC
Allium neapolitanum WHITE GARLIC

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Aglitheis Aglitheis Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 2: 17. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Non designatus. Rafinesque proposed Aglitheis as a nom. nov. for Allium Linnaeus 1753, but specifically excluded the type, Allium sativum Linnaeus, from Aglitheis.
Anguinum Anguinum (G. Don) Fourreau, Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon, ser. 2. 17: 160. 1869.BASIONYM: Allium Linnaeus, sect. Anguinum G. Don, Monogr. Allium 1827; Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 6: 96. 1832.TYPE: Anguinum victorialis (Linnaeus) Fourreau (Allium victorialis Linnaeus) = Loncostemon Rafinesque 1837.
Berenice Berenice Salisbury, Gen. Pl. 89. 1866, non Tulasne 1857. TYPE: Allium victorialis Linnaeus = Loncostemon Rafinesque 1837.
Briseis Briseis Salisbury, Gen. Pl. 92. 1866. TYPE: Allium triquetrum Linnaeus
Butomissa Butomissa Salisbury, Gen. Pl. 91. 1866. TYPE: Allium tataricum Linnaeus f.
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