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Allium hickmanii (Hickman's onion) (5725111146)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamilia: Allioideae
Tribus: Allieae
Genus: Allium
Subgenus: A. subg. Amerallium
Sectio: A. sect. Lophioprason
Subsectio: A. subsect. Acuminata
Species: Allium hickmanii
Name

Allium hickmanii Eastw., 1903
Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Southwestern USA
California

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References

Eastwood, A., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 30: 483 1903.
USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 (http://plants.usda.gov). Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
International Plant Names Index. 2017. Allium hickmanii. Published online. Accessed: Sep-05 2017.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Allium hickmanii in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2017 Sep 04. Reference page.

Vernacular names
English: Hickman's onion

Allium hickmanii is a rare species of wild onion known by the common name Hickman's onion. It is endemic to California, where it is known from Monterey, Sonoma, Kern, and San Luis Obispo Counties.[3][4][5]
Description

Allium hickmanii grows from a pale brown or gray bulb about a centimeter long and produces a stem up to 17 centimeters tall. There are generally two long, cylindrical leaves which are longer than the stem. The inflorescence holds up to about 15 white or pinkish flowers each less than a centimeter long.[6][7][8][9]
References

"NatureServe Explorer 2.0".
Tropicos, Allium hickmanii Eastw.
USDA Plants Profile
Flora of North America
Calflora, Consortium of California Herbaria, Berkeley, Allium hickmanii
Hickman, J. C. 1993. The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California 1–1400. University of California Press, Berkeley.
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Eastwood, Alice. 1903. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 30(9): 483–484.
Jepson, Willis Linn. 1921. Flora of California 1: 276.

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