Allium

Genus that includes onions ( A. cepa ), leeks ( A. porrum ), and garlic ( A. sativum ).

Allium

The onion genus Allium comprises monocotyledonous flowering plants and includes, besides the onion, garlic, chives, scallion, and the leek. The generic name Allium is the Latin word for garlic; Linnaeus used allium specifically.{clarify|reason=does this mean he used allium as a specific epithet? Provide an example and source|date=July 2014} Some s...
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Allium

(Chives, Garlic, Leeks, Onion, Ramp, Scallion, Shallot) These hardy bulbs grow wild in many parts of the world. Many of the varieties are commonly known vegetables such as the Chives, Garlic, Leek, Onion, Ramp and Shallot. Many kinds are grown for their pretty clusters of flowers, which come in an array of colors during the spring and summer. Some ...
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Allium

(from the article `Alliaceae`) ...for the tropics, Australia, and New Zealand. Members of the family have corms, bulbs, or underground stems; most have long, thin leaves and ... ...is notable for species producing food and other useful products, on the one hand, and its many showy cultivated ornamental plants, on the other. ... [2 re...
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Allium

[n] - large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic
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Allium

• (n.) A genus of plants, including the onion, garlic, leek, chive, etc.
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Allium

genus Allium noun large genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus
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Allium

Al'liĀ·um noun [ Latin , garlic.] (bot.) A genus of plants, including the onion, garlic, leek, chive, etc.
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Allium

Allium is a genus of plants of the family Liliaceae which are distinguished by a peculiar pungent smell and taste characterised as alliaceous. These include the onion, garlic, leek and shallot.
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allium

Any of a group of plants of the lily family, usually strong-smelling with a sharp taste; they form bulbs in which sugar is stored. Cultivated species include onion, garlic, chive, and leek. Some species are grown in gardens for their decorative globular heads of white, pink, or purple flowers. (Genus Allium, family Liliac...
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allium

Type: Term Pronunciation: al′ē-ŭm Definitions: 1. Allium sativum (family Liliaceae), its bulb contains up to 0.9% of volatile irritating oil with antiseptic action; has been used as a diaphoretic, diuretic, and expectorant. Synonyms: garlic
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