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Allium
Allium flavum
Scienteefic classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
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Type species
Allium sativum
L.
Species

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Allium is a monocot genus o flouerin plants, informally referred tae as the onion genus. The generic name Allium is the Laitin wird for garlic.[1] The genus, includin the various edible onions, garlics, chives, an leeks, haes played a pivotal role in cuikin warldwide, as the various pairts o the plants, either raw or cuiked in mony ways, produce a lairge variety o flavors an texturs.

Species[eedit | eedit soorce]

See Leet o Allium species for a full leet. Some important species include:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Umberto Quattrocchi. 2000. CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names volume I, page 91. CRC Press: Boca Raton; New York; Washington,DC;, USA. London, UK. ISBN 978-0-8493-2673-8 (set)