I Capsule. Plants produce from one to twelve leaves, most species having linear, channeled or flat leaf blades. • Sprouts—soybeans and alfalfa. Fries) Beau-verd several. Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Closely related members of the Alliaceae family, garlic (Allium sativum var. Functional stamens usually 3+3, rarely 3 or 2 and then the missing ones often transformed to staminodes. H Habit. Filaments inserted on the tepals, free from each other or united, often with lateral, dorsal or apical appendices. Avoid those that show sprouting or have signs of black mold (a kind of fungal attack) as they indicate that the stock is old. Leipzig: W. Engelmann. Dispersal. Der Umfang der Lilioideae im natürlichen System. A, D Nothoscordum borbonicum. G Seed with elaiosome. Geanthus (1884), non Raf. artichoke. These vegetables are widely cultivated, with many genera, species, and cultivars being raised for food production such as cauliflower, cabbage, garden cress, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts and similar green leaf vegetables. 1968. Those with 6 functional stamens are named Stemmatium by Philippi and Chrysocoryne by Zoellner (non Endl.) The bulbs vary in size between species, from very small (around 2–3 mm in diameter) to rather large (8–10 cm). Alliaceae were divided into three subfamilies: Allioideae (with Allium and Milula); Tul-baghioideae (with Tulbaghia only); and Gilliesioideae with the rest of the genera here placed in Alliaceae. S Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile 5. (1985) placed Alliaceae in Asparagales together with Hyacinthaceae, Amaryllidaceae and 28 other families. Sowing. Onion 3. Darwiniana 19: 335-344. A, B Allium altaicum. Bot. This information is helpful when planning crop rotations. C Habit. 1982. = N. in-odorum auct. Parasites. Plant Life 28: 43-46. Insects are attracted by the usually showy mass of flowers and by the nectar, which is produced in septal nectaries, and in Allium siculum and A. tripedale in 3 glands at the base of the inner filaments. The chromosomes of Milula spicata (Liliaceae) Kew Bull. Erinna Philippi (1864). Reg. Feddes Repert. Valparaiso 5: 9-83 (1972), rev. Alliaceous odour present. Onion introduction & history. x = 7. Tristagma Poeppig, Fragm. They constitute root vegetables which are used to spice up food. In some species of Allium, such as A. vineale, small inflorescence propagules (bulbils) are produced at the base of the pedicels or from transformed gynoecia. Several species economically important, see above under the family. Alliaceae. Stigma undivided. (Takhtajan 1982), 29A-G. Alliaceae. : under t. 992 (1826). Based on a parsimony analysis of rbcL sequences, Fay and Chase (1996) found that "Alliaceae sensu Dahlgren et al. Gard. In contrast to Agapanthus, a parietal cell is not cut off from the archesporial cell in Allium, Leucocoryne, Miersia, Nothoscordum and Tulbaghia (Wunderlich 1959). 1974; Crosa 1975; Ravenna 1978) five species have 2 n = 10, two 2 n = 16, two 2 n = 18, two 2 n = 19, and one 2n = 26. Schickendantzia Speg. Corona of 6 narrow scales outside the oblique urn-shaped staminal cup bearing 6 small anthers. The flowers have one style and six epipetalous stamens; the anthers and pollen can vary in color depending on the species. Chile 8. 31:77-104 (1978), rev. Sinopsis de las especies de Ipheion Raf. Corona absent or of 6 small violet scales; filaments forming a tube below. Traub (1963) divided his Amaryllidaceae subfam. 9 and 11-14. Vosa, C.G. Scape erect after anthesis. Flower solitary, rarely 2, with tepals united for 1/3-2/3. The leaf bases often form long, closed sheaths around the younger leaves and the scape (Fig. Traub, H.P. Daumann, E. 1970. See general references. The Alliaceae or onion family was once included in the monocot family Liliaceae, but is now recognized by many as a separate plant family. Pabellonia Quezada 8t Martic. Garlic, Onions and Leeks. The inner layers of the testa are compressed or collapsed, as is the tegmen. 73, Beiheft: 126-161. Leaves 1-2. Comprising 13 genera and about 600 species; most genera in S America, particularly Chile, the genus Allium with 260-700 species in the northern hemisphere. Plant Life 19: 60-61. 8 (1833). spp. Cultivated Allium are attacked by many parasites. The short branches in the inflorescence or the individual pedicels are sometimes also subtended by smaller membranous bracts (most species of Tulbaghia, many Allium and a few Nothoscordum). Commonly known as the mustard family, Brassicaceae contains some 338 genera and more than 3,700 species of flowering plants distributed throughout the world. The stomata are anomocytic. C, G A. ampeloprasum. Style solitary, erect, at apex of ovary or in Allium and Milula ± gynobasic. Tepals 6, small, free or slightly united below, very rarely with more than 1 nerve. Bulb organization in Allium: some species of the section Molium. Crosa, 0. Inflorescence usually umbel-like, formed of 1 or more contracted helicoid cymes, rarely reduced to a single flower, in one species a spike (Milula). latace Philippi (1889). Most are native to dry or … The majority of the Alliaceae species are found between 25° and 45° latitude N and S, Tulbaghia in southern Africa, Milula in Himalayas, Allium in N America, Europe, N Africa and especially the drier parts of Asia. These are common and are also the most staple vegetables. Inflorescence with 1-12 flowers. No corona or scales between stamens and tepals; tepals united below 6, - Staminodes, scales or corona between perianth and fertile stamens 10, 6. Zur Frage der Phylogenie der Endos-permtypen bei den Angiospermen, österr. Liliaceae subfam. Scientific Name: Allium cepa. The flowers are clustered in an umbel at the top of the flowering stem; sometimes the flowers are replaced by … 4: 457 (1843), nom. Peru 10. Subdivisions controversial. 1973. Baileya 2: 103-113, 117-124. Zür. Softneckgarlic grows in a variety of climates and does not require cold temperatures to grow, making it perfect for regions with mild winters although it also grows well in areas with cold winters. Rhizome, corm or bulb with thick roots. One large monophyllous spathe bract enclosing the inflorescence in bud. Five spp., S Chile and S Argentina. Darwiniana 17:159-242. Spathe bracts 1-2, in some species also individual bracts at base of each pedicel. Two spp., Chile. Adventitious em-bryony from nucellar tissues is recorded several times from Allium, Nothoscordum borbonicum and probably other related species (Schnarf 1931; Guaglianone 1972). Style slightly trilobed. H, I A. chamaemoly. So far, green onions have not been studied specifically in humans. Parsley family is a name which I know you are familiar with. K. Rahn. Di Fulvio, E. 1973. See general references. Starch is found in all bulbs or rhizomes studied from the other genera (Nothoscordum, Ipheion, Tulbaghia). Schulze (1980), who studied the pollen of eight genera (Tulbaghia, Allium, Nothoscordum, Ipheioti, Tristagma, Solaria, Miersia and Gilliesia) found it invariably sulcate and reticulate. 1972. 3: 137-149,156-167. Spathe bracts 2, linear. Schulze, W. 1980. D Fruit. Dahlgren, R.M.T. Frölich, D., Barthlott, W. 1988. Mus. The superior ovary placed it in Liliaceae, until Hutchinson (1934), mainly because of the umbellate inflorescence, placed it in Amaryllidaceae. In the inflorescence of some species of Allium the flowers may partly be replaced by bulbils. Spathe bracts unequal. Milula, 5. Embryo short and straight, or long and curved. Z. E-G A. paradoxum• E Habit. Solaria. Allioideae into four tribes: Miluleae (with Milula), Allieae, Gilliesieae (with Schickendantziella, Speea, Miersia, Gethyum, Gilliesia, Solaria, Erinna, Trichlora and Ancruma, i.e. Allium often has seeds with a long embryo, which is curved at 120-180°, or the embryo is shorter and then curved at less than 90°. Stamens 6, inserted in the tepal tube, sometimes united with each other below. Botanically, leek belongs to the Alliaceae family of bulbous plants, in the genus: Allium. in Juncus). Kurtziana 7: 241-253. Das Blütennektarium der Monocoty-ledonen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung seiner systematischen und phylogenetischen Bedeutung. The cultivated Allium. Naturforsch. Some species of Allium (e.g. Darwiniana 18: 3136. S America, one species cosmopolitan. London: MacMillan. Bracts subtending the individual pedicels. Vegetable Seed Production. In this genus acrocentric chromsomes are about 1/2 the length of the metacentric chromosomes. Onion Shallot Garlic Chives Leek Crucifer/Cabbage/Mustard family - Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Cauliflower Cabbage Collard Greens I The N, inodorum polyploid complex. Spathe bracts free from each other or united for less than 25%; stamens free from each other or united below, in 1 or 2 series; flowers solitary or several; testa smooth to the naked eye 7, - Spathe bracts 2, united with each other at 1 margin for more than 75%, the other for more than 30%. 1-6 and 8 p.p. 80:463-590. It is resistant to cold, but it needs a few hours of natural light every day: when we choose the ground, it is therefore good to keep this need in mind, and to opt for a position where the plants are exposed to the sun. Filaments often dilated at the base. Tellur. The lachrymatory factor from Allium cepa is propanthial-S-oxide derived from propenylsulhuric acid and is liberated from onion cells on crushing; it is almost absent in Allium ampeloprasum "Porrum" and A. sativum. Inflorescence subtended by 2 or less frequently 1 or several, membranous, sometimes ± united spathe bracts, enveloping the young inflorescence, its branches or individual pedicels sometimes also subtended by. 1985. They may belong to an undescribed genus (Guaglianone 1972). Garlic 2. Icon. Sc. 27, 28). Ann. Functional stamens 2 or 3, staminodes 0 or 3 small, united below and with the tepal tube. Flowers 3-40. J. Bot. It is composed of about 18 genera. Only one sp., Himalayas and Tibet. Reproductive Biology. Trichlora, 13. 2 n = 16 in most species. If you know which vegetables are in the same family then you can avoid planting the same family of vegetables in the same location. The scape is apical in the shoot (bulb). Raw onions can be readily available during all the seasons. Inflorescence of 3-15 flowers. Stamens 6, free. G A. funkiifolium, habit. Spathe bract 1 or 2 separate, the outer with margins united below. Crosa, 0.1981. Jena, Math.-Nat. After the rejection of Gagea (Schnarf 1948), the Alliaceae (including Themidaceae and Agapanthus) were long considered an indisputable monophyletic taxon. Twenty four to 26 spp., Argentina, Central Chile, Bolivia, S Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay and S Brazil. (Rome) 34:47-121 (1975), rev. Fruit a loculicidal capsule with few-numerous seeds. Allioideae Engl. Baker and A. tubiflorum Rendle from E Asia without alliaceous odour, tepals united below and forming a cup, have been placed in a separate genus Caloscordum or in Nothoscordum. Tristagma, the other genus with which Nothoscordum has been associated, was studied by Crosa (1981). They have smaller cloves than hardneck varieties, store longer, and are ideal for braiding. 7, 8 p.p. Scape from apex of each shoot or bulb, sometimes also lateral, terete, flat or angular, sometimes fistular, leafless except at apex. Stemmatium Philippi (1873). Most species with alliaceous odour and a tuni-cated bulb. 47: 765-771. Stamens 3 fertile, staminodes 3. A nectarium parenchyma is present, and vascularisation absent in the species studied. H, I A. chamaemoly. Leaves 4-8. Wunderlich, R. 1959. Alliaceae J. Agardh, Theoria Syst. According to the description, like Leucocoryne, but with smaller flowers and a short tepal tube. (1976). Capsule truncate. Less frequently, Tulbaghiay Notho-scordum> Ipheion and Leucocoryne are used for the same purpose. Inflorescence with 3-7 flowers. porrum (L.), also sometimes known as Allium porrum, is a vegetable which belongs, along with the onion and garlic, to the Alliaceae family. Chile 9. Flower Structure. Hist. • Pods and seeds—green beans, peas, and lima beans. Stigma with 3 hornlike branches. However, it is possible to believe that it has properties similar to those of other members of its family, such as garlic, chives, shallots, onions and leeks. Fourteen spp., Chile and Argentina. Leaves and scapes of several species are attacked by rust (Puccinia porri), and the young plants by a smut (Urocystis cepulae). Inflorescence umbel-like with few to many flowers, sometimes with bulbils. The inflorescence is subtended by usually 2, less frequently 1 (Milula, some Allium) or more (Nothoscordum fictile and. Some species (such as Welsh onion, A. fistulosum) develop thickened leaf-bases rather than forming bulbs as such. Plant Life 1978: 130151. 1966. D Tepals and stamens, the stamens of inner whorl conspicuously appendaged. Three spp., Central Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, S Brazil. Wiss. Sign in|Report Abuse|Print Page|Powered By Google Sites. Tepals 6, united below, forming a short tube. Flowers of most species of Allium are protandrous, a few are protogynous. and 9-13); and Agapantheae (with Agapanthus). Anthers 6, placed in 2 series in the tube, versatile or basifixed, filaments long to absent. Allium L., Sp. E Habit. -Alliumis of great economic importance and several species are widely cultivated. Tristagma Poepp. Tepals 6, united in lower half. Miersia Lindley Bot. Scape curving after anthesis. The closed sheaths at base of leaves very short; distinct bulb structures absent; rhizome or tuber containing starch, covered by dead leaves; inflorescence umbellate; flowers actinomorphic; stamens 6, included in the perianth tube; corona fleshy, annular or of 3-6 scales in the throat; seeds many, flat; embryo straight or slightly curved, phytomelan crust rather thin. Nothoscordum Kunth, Enum. edn. Embryology. from SE Europe and W Asia with semiinferior ovary, discoid receptacle or the pedicel expanded above, and 2n = 18 have been referred to the genus Nectaroscordum. All or most species are pollinated by insects. volkmannii (Philippi) Traub has been placed in the monotypic genus Latace, having segments of tepals longer than tube and the 3 functional stamens exserted from the tube. The mean length of the pollen is between 30 and 45 |xm, and the sulcus does not reach the proximal side of the pollen grain. C, D A. polyrhizum. Many are used as food plants, though not all members of the genus are equally flavourful. Barthlott 1988). S Africa 1. Only one plant, the type, is known, collected near Santiago de Chile. Leucocoryne Lindl., Bot. The characteristic alliaceous odour is present in Milula-, in some or most species of Tulbaghia, Allium, Leucocoryne, Ipheion and Tristagma; in one Gilliesia; but noted neither in any species of Nothoscordum, Schickendantziella, Speea, Trichlora, Solaria, nor Miersia. Goulandris 4: 83-198 (1978), Europ. Peronospora destructor attacks the leaves and scapes, and Botrytis allii the bulbs, especially of A. cepa. The leaves are sessile, and very rarely narrowed into a petiole. 2n = 8,16 and 24. - Onion, garlic, leek, shallots, and chives are all produced by plants in this family. The leaves have an onion-like or garlic-like scent when crushed. Plants are perennialized by bulbs that reform annually from the base of the old bulb, or are produced on the ends of rhizomes or, in a few species, at the ends of stolons. Las especies unifloras del género Nothos-cordum Kunth y el género Ipheion Rafinesque de la tribu Allieae (Liliaceae). and N. sessile (R.E. Guaglianone (1972) included some Nothoscordum with solitary flowers into Ipheion but separated Tristagma. Leucocoryne, - Flower zygomorphic; 6 scales between staminal tube and linear tepals. The leaf blades are straight or variously coiled, but some species have broad leaves, including A. victorialis and A. tricoccum. Depending on the variety, they can besharp, spicy, tangy and pungent or mild and sweet. Flora of the USSR. H A. oleraceum, inflorescence with flowers and bulbils. Pollen transmission tissue dotted; septal nectaries cross-hatched. Alliaceous odour absent. Septal nectaries open in lower part of ovary, or openings absent. The new main bulb appears from the axil of the uppermost leaf; increase bulbs originate in the axils of lower leaves in the old bulb. An eleiosome may be present (Allium triquetrum). The larva of leek moth (Acrolepia assectella) eats especially the young leaves of Allium ampeloprasum "Porrum". y Nothoscordum Kunth (Liliáceas) de Entre Rios y regiones vecinas. E, F A. setifolium. A Habit. C, D A. verticillatum. Milula and most species of Allium have 2n = 16 (but also 2n = 32,14,28 and 18 are found in Allium). Spathe bracts linear-lanceolate. Description: Monocots, push up leaves from base, long thin leaves, flowers in racemes, store nourishment in swollen bulbs (underground shoots), long life cycle, mostly biennial or perennial. in all Brassicaceae and within various other families). Allium ursinum to woods in Europe. PL: 294 (1753); Steam, Ann. Moore, H.E., Jr. 1954-55. Subdivision and Relationships Within Alliaceae. (1836). Seeds either rather small, ovoid or ellipsolidal to subglobose (rounded in transection), or larger, angular, semiovoid to semiglobose (triangular in transection), or in Tulbaghia flat. A-C Transversal sections at the level of the compitum. In the stores, they can be available in fresh, frozen, canned, pickled, powdered, and dehydrated forms.While buying, look for fresh ones that are clean, uniform, well-developed bulbs with dry, flaky outer (tunic) layers. and Pabellonnia by Quesada et al. Zoellnerallium Crosa (1975). is a nearly cosmopolitan weed. This odour is released from wounded or decaying tissue only, when alliin, an S-substituted cysteine derivative, under the influence of the enzyme alliinase, is degraded to the water-soluble and strong-smelling allicin, pyruvic acid and ammonia. Bot. Milulaceae Traub, Plant Life 28:129 (1972). 1960. N. andinum (Poepp.) The Alliaceae probably evolved in adaptation to a long dry season; but a few species are (probably secondarily) adapted to a more humid climate, e.g. Alliaceae J. Agardh, Theoria Syst. C, D A. verticillatum. Plant Life 11: 125-130. 2:12 (1837). The sum of the number of acrocentric and twice the number of metacentric chromosomes are multiples of 8. Chile, S Argentina 6. In Nothoscordum (Nunez et al. Schnarf, K. 1931. Plants in the Onion Family. Some species produce bulbils within the umbels, and in some species the bulbils replace some or all the flowers. Two related vegetables, the elephant garlic and kurrat, are also variant subspecies of Allium ampeloprasum, although different in their uses as food. : 32 (1858), nom. Milulaceae Traub, Plant Life 28:129 (1972). The phytomelan crust thin. Characteristic for Alliaceae is the absence of alkaloids, which are regularly found in Amaryllidaceae. et nom. onion family. Every good kitchen is stocked with onions and garlic – how many cooks do you know who cook without them? Österr. Ravenna (1978) includes them in Leucocoryne. • Malvaceae (Cotton Family) – Okra [ Group IV ] • Alliaceae (Allium Family) – Onion – Garlic – Leek – Shallot • Chenopodiaceae (Beets Family) – Beets • Umbelliferae (Parsley Family) – Celery – Carrot – Parsnip – Parsley [ Group V ] • Gramineae (Grass Family) – Sweet corn [ Group VI ] • Leguminosae (Pea/Bean Family) – Snap Bean Fay, M.F., Chase, M.W. Kristallhabitus und Ausbildungsformen des Calciumoxalats als Artmerkmal. All these sulphur compounds are potent feeding deterrents to animals. Flower 1-3. Endosperm without starch, but with aleuron and fat. Inner and outer tepals almost equal; staminodes long, protruding from the throat; some species with alliaceous odour. 12F). Alliaceae synonyms, Alliaceae pronunciation, Alliaceae translation, English dictionary definition of Alliaceae. A. ampeloprasum), or else apparently spirally arranged. B, F A. asperum. Seeds broad and triangular in transection, with a thick phytomelan crust. N. fictile Macbr. A minimum three year rotation among families is advised. In some species lateral inflorescences also appear. ? The seeds are black, and have a rounded shape. Speea, 10. Liliaceae. Inflorescence Structure. Stamens 3 or 6, inserted in the tepal tube; when 3, then opposite the outer tepals. Affinities. PI. our genera nos. Distribution and Habitats. The scales of onions are particularly rich in flavonoids (quercetin glycosides) and therefore are used for dyeing Easter eggs, textiles, etc. C Habit. Berlin: Borntraeger. The ovaries are superior, and three-lobed with three locules. cons. Scape very short. See general references. Alliaceae. Staminal cup slit down one side, functional stamens 3, staminodes. Inflorescence a cylindric spike, flower without individual bract. 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