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Allium chinense
(spring onion)

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Allium chinense (spring onion)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Allium chinense
  • Preferred Common Name
  • spring onion
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Allium chinense G. Don

Preferred Common Name

  • spring onion

Other Scientific Names

  • Allium bakeri Regel
  • Allium bodinieri H. Leveille & Vaniot
  • Allium martini H. Leveille & Vaniot
  • Allium splendens non Willd.

International Common Names

  • English: Chinese onion; Chinese scallion; Japanese scallion; Oriental onion; scallion
  • Spanish: Cebollino de la China
  • Chinese: cong ying xie; jiao tou; ying xie

Local Common Names

  • Japan: hana rakkyou; rakkyo; shima rakkyou; tama rakkyou
  • Korea, Republic of: yeom kyo
  • Thailand: hom prang; krathiam chin

EPPO code

  • ALLCH (Allium chinense)

Taxonomic Tree

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

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore