Onion (Allium calamarophilon)

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Onion fact file

Onion description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderLiliales
FamilyAlliaceae
GenusAllium (1)

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Onion status

Classified as Data Deficient (DD) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Data Deficient

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For information on the IUCN/SSC Mediterranean Islands Plant Specialist Group, please see:
http://data.iucn.org/themes/ssc/sgs/mipsg/index.htm

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Allium calamarophilon  
Allium calamarophilon

© Red Data Book of Rare and Threatened Plants of Greece / MIPSG-SSC-IUCN

IUCN SSC Mediterranean Islands Plant Specialist Group
gspim@biolconseils.ch

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