Allium L.

Common Name: Onion

Family: Amaryllidaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 1: 294-302. 1753.

Other: Lectotype: A. sativum L. (Ill. Fl. N. U.S. (Britton & Brown), ed. 2 1: 497. 1913). Medicinal and aphrodisiac properties. From the Latin name for Garlic. Also placed in Alliaceae, Liliaceae.

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