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Whole shallots
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Faimily: Amaryllidaceae
Subfaimily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. cepa
Variety: A. c. var. aggregatum
Trinomial name
Allium cepa var. aggregatum

The shallot (Allium cepa var. aggregatum, or the A. cepa Aggregatum Group) is a botanical variety o the species Allium cepa, tae which the multiplier ingan an aa belangs.[1] The shallot wis umwhile clessifee'd as a separate species, A. ascalonicum, a name nou considered a synonym o the currently acceptit name.[2] The genus Allium, which includes ingans an garlic as well as shallots, is nou clessifee'd in the plant faimily Amaryllidaceae, but wis umwhile considered tae belang tae the separate faumily Alliaceae.

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  1. Fritsch, R. M. (2002). "Chapter 1: Evolution, Domestication, and Taxonomy". In H. D. Rabinowitch and L. Currah (ed.). Allium Crop Science: Recent Advances. Wallingford, UK: CABI Publishing. p. 21. ISBN 0-85199-510-1. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  2. "Allium ascalonicum information". Germplasm Resources Information Network. USDA. Archived frae the original on 30 Mey 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2010.