by Stephen Mifsud
   12 Dec 2018      ()
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White Round headed Garlic

Allium arvense  Gussone  (Fam: AMARYLLIDACEAE .)

Published date of profile: Oct-2010.
Citation: Mifsud S., (Oct-2010) Allium arvense on

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Species name :

Allium arvense  Gussone

Synonyms :

Basionym or principal synonyms: No Main Synonyms
Full list of synonyms: [ PlantList ]   [ IPNI ]   [ Catalogue of Life ]

Plant Family :

Amaryllidaceae   Jaume St.-Hil
(Daffodil (Amaryllis) Family)

Common name(s) :

White Round headed Garlic

Maltese name(s) :

Tewm ta' Għawdex

Status for Malta :

Indigenous. Originating from the Maltese islands before man


Very Common     Common     Frequent     Scarce     Rare     Very Rare     Extinct

Growth form :

Raunkiaer life form: GEOPHYTE (Bulbous/Rhizomatous plants)   
Germination: Monocotyledon

Legal Protection :

Not Protected by Law (LN200/2011 or LN311/2006)

Red List (1989) :

This species has a threatened status and is listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands

Flowering Time :


Habitat :

Coastal cliffs

Images (8 images)
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-0.
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-1.
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-2.
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-3.
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-4.
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-5.
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-6.
   Allium arvense   -   Image Code: ALLAV-7.

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