The relationship between habitat factors and the nutrient contents of wild Allium victorialis L. in the Changbai Mountains


  • Bo FENG Jilin Provincial Academy of Forestry Sciences, Changchun 130033, Jilin (CN)
  • Guanghua XU Jilin Provincial Academy of Forestry Sciences, Changchun 130033, Jilin (CN)
  • Xiufeng WANG Academy of Vegetable and Flower Sciences of Jilin Province, Changchun 130117, Jilin (CN)
  • Xuejiao SU Academy of Vegetable and Flower Sciences of Jilin Province, Changchun 130117, Jilin (CN)
  • Jiayi LIU Changchun Jingyue Design Group Co. Ltd., Changchun 130118, Jilin (CN)
  • Chenglong LI Jingyuetan Experimental Forest Farm, Changchun 130118, Jilin (CN)
  • Jianjun ZOU Jilin Provincial Academy of Forestry Sciences, Changchun 130033, Jilin (CN)
  • Kaipeng ZHANG Jilin Provincial Academy of Forestry Sciences, Changchun 130033, Jilin (CN)
  • Jun REN Jilin Provincial Academy of Forestry Sciences, Changchun 130033, Jilin (CN)
  • Shuyao SONG Jilin Agricultural University, College of Horticulture, Changchun 130118, Jilin (CN)



Allium victorialis, canopy density, elevation, habitat conditions, nutritional components


Allium victorialis L. (Family: Liliaceae) is an herb with nutritional and medicinal properties. In Jilin Province, China, A. victorialis is mainly distributed in the Changbai Mountains and grows in various habitat conditions. However, the relationship between habitat factors and the nutritional quality of A. victorialis in the Changbai Mountains has not yet been examined. We assessed the nutritional quality of five A. victorialis populations growing in five different habitats in the Changbai Mountains and analyzed the relationship between nutritional quality and habitat factors. Allium victorialis populations in this region were primarily found in the undergrowth at elevations above 500 m and within specific ranges of air temperature, air relative humidity, soil temperature, and soil water content. Among the habitat factors investigated, canopy density significantly affected several nutritional components of A. victorialis; however, elevation had a significant effect only on the total flavonoid content, and the vitamin C content was not strongly associated with the main habitat factors in this study. During germplasm selection and artificial cultivation, it is important to simulate the growth conditions of the original habitat. Our results provide useful information for site selection and environmental condition optimization for the artificial cultivation of A. victorialis.


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How to Cite

FENG, B., XU, G., WANG, X., SU, X., LIU, J., LI, C., ZOU, J., ZHANG, K., REN, J., & SONG, S. (2023). The relationship between habitat factors and the nutrient contents of wild Allium victorialis L. in the Changbai Mountains. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 51(3), 13194.



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DOI: 10.15835/nbha51313194