Allieae is a tribe of plants belonging to the subfamily Allioideae of the Amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae). It comprises a single genus, Allium, distributed in temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere.

Allieae
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Allium giganteum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Tribe: Allieae
(Borkh., 1797) Dumortier, 1827
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DescriptionEdit

Characterised by simple or prolific bulbs, sometimes with lateral rhizomes. Leaf sheaths long, tepals free and corona absent. Spathe formed from 2–5 bracts. Style more or less gynobasic. Ovary usually has two ovules per locule. One genus and over 500 species. Distributed over all the Northern hemisphere. [1]

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BibliographyEdit

  • Sassone, Agostina B.; Arroyo-Leuenberger, Silvia C.; Giussani, Liliana M. (2014). "Nueva Circunscripción de la tribu Leucocoryneae (Amaryllidaceae, Allioideae)". Darwinia Nueva Serie. 2 (2): 197–206. doi:10.14522/darwiniana/2014.22.584. ISSN 0011-6793. Retrieved 9 January 2015.

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