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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Turkey to N. Iraq.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Iraq, Turkey

Allium calocephalum Wendelbo appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1971 Ludlow - Hewitt, E.R. [1934], Iraq K000455016
Jan 1, 1971 Ludlow - Hewitt, E.R. [1934], Iraq K000455017
Jan 1, 1971 Rauri [28732], Iraq K000455018
Jan 1, 1966 Polurin, O. [5084], Iraq K000455015 holotype
Polunin, O. [5084], Iraq K000464380

First published in Acta Horti Gothob. 28: 40 (1966)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1985). Flora of Iraq 8: 1-440. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0