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Allium ampeloprasum
(wild leek)

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Allium ampeloprasum (wild leek)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Allium ampeloprasum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • wild leek
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Allium ampeloprasum

Preferred Common Name

  • wild leek

International Common Names

  • English: Levant garlic
  • Spanish: Puerro silvestre
  • French: gros Ail; Poireau d'ete
  • Portuguese: porros-bravos

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Acker- Knoblauch
  • Italy: Porandello; Porro selvatico
  • Netherlands: wilde Look
  • Sweden: kajpar; purjoloek, vild

EPPO code

  • ALLAM (Allium ampeloprasum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Liliales
  •                         Family: Liliaceae
  •                             Genus: Allium
  •                                 Species: Allium ampeloprasum

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2022

References

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Hassannejad, S., Ghafarbi, S. P., 2013. Weed flora survey of Tabriz wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) fields. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), 3(9), 118-132. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/JBES-Vol3No9-p118-132.pdf

Hassannejad, S., Ghafarbi, S. P., Abbasvand, E., Ghisvandi, B., 2014. Quantifying the effects of altitude and soil texture on weed species distribution in wheat fields of Tabriz, Iran. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), 5(1), 590-596. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/JBES-Vol5No1-p590-596.pdf

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Dovas C I, Hatziloukas E, Salomon R, Barg E, Shiboleth Y, Katis N I, 2001. Incidence of viruses infecting Allium spp. in Greece. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 107 (7), 677-684. DOI:10.1023/A:1011958914573

Fernández-Tabanera E, Fraile A, Lunello P, García-Arenal F, Ayllón M A, 2018. First report of Onion yellow dwarf virus in leek (Allium ampeloprasum var. porrum) in Spain. Plant Disease. 102 (1), 256. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-06-17-0892-PDN

Hassannejad S, Ghafarbi S P, 2013. Weed flora survey of Tabriz wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) fields. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES). 3 (9), 118-132. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/JBES-Vol3No9-p118-132.pdf

Hassannejad S, Ghafarbi S P, Abbasvand E, Ghisvandi B, 2014. Quantifying the effects of altitude and soil texture on weed species distribution in wheat fields of Tabriz, Iran. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES). 5 (1), 590-596. http://www.innspub.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/JBES-Vol5No1-p590-596.pdf

Hay F, Vaghefi N, Strickland D, Hadad R, Pethybridge S, 2018. First report of Colletotrichum fioriniae causing anthracnose of elephant garlic (Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum) in New York, USA. New Disease Reports. 1. https://www.ndrs.org.uk/article.php?id=038001#

Karavina C, Ibaba J D, Gubba A, Pappu H R, 2016. First report of Iris yellow spot virus infecting garlic and leek in Zimbabwe. Plant Disease. 100 (3), 657. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-09-15-1022-PDN

Misawa T, Ueno R, Kurose D, Nakahara K S, 2020. First report of Botrytis porri causing Botrytis leaf blight on leek in Japan. New Disease Reports. DOI:10.5197/j.2044-0588.2020.041.019

Noble D H, Cother E J, Hailstones D L, Flack M, Oxspring L, Hall B, 2006. Characterisation of Pseudomonas syringae strains associated with a leaf disease of leek in Australia. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 115 (4), 419-430. DOI:10.1007/s10658-006-9033-4

Santosa A I, Ertunç F, 2020. Serological and molecular detection of Leek yellow stripe virus infecting onion (Allium cepa L.) and leek (Allium ampeloprasum L.) in Ankara, Turkey. Bitki Koruma Bülteni. 60 (1), 49-56. DOI:10.16955/bitkorb.622150

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

Shahraeen N, Lesemann D E, Ghotbi T, 2008. Survey for viruses infecting onion, garlic and leek crops in Iran. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin. 38 (1), 131-135. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2338.2008.01198.x

Vučurović I, Nikolić D, Radović N, Vučurović A, Ristić D, Krstić B, Stanković I, 2017. Incidence and distribution of Leek yellow stripe virus in Allium crops in Serbia. Pesticidi i Fitomedicina. 32 (3/4), 145-155. DOI:10.2298/pif1704145v

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