In: Phyton, 52 Fasc. 1 (2012), S. 1-37, with 63 figures
Key words: Allium subg. Melanocrommyum, Alliaceae, Amaryllidaceae s. l. Taxonomy, nomenclature, morphological traits, conspectus, key for determination.
FRITSCH R. M. 2012. Illustrated key to the sections and subsections and brief general circum-scription of Allium subg. Melanocrommyum. – Phyton (Horn, Austria) 52 (1): 1–37, with 63 figures.
Nomenclature, taxonomic history, and a concise description of main morphological and other traits of Allium subg. Melanocrommyum (comprising 169 species and subspecies) are presented. The illustrated key for the sections and subsections is accompanied by an actualized brief version of the conspectus published in 2010.