alliaceous plant

Definitions of alliaceous plant
  1. noun
    bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
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    wild onion
    any of various plants of the genus Allium with edible bulbs found growing wild
    Allium ampeloprasum, Levant garlic, kurrat, wild leek
    coarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple-tinged flowers; widely naturalized
    Allium canadense, Canada garlic, meadow leek, rose leek
    North American bulbous plant
    Allium carinatum, keeled garlic
    Eurasian bulbous plant
    Allium cepa, onion, onion plant
    bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
    Allium porrum, leek, scallion
    plant having a large slender white bulb and flat overlapping dark green leaves; used in cooking; believed derived from the wild Allium ampeloprasum
    Allium neopolitanum, Naples garlic, daffodil garlic, flowering onion
    European onion with white flowers
    Allium paradoxum, few-flowered leek
    leek producing bulbils instead of flowers; Russia and Iran
    Allium sativum, garlic
    bulbous herb of southern Europe widely naturalized; bulb breaks up into separate strong-flavored cloves
    Allium scorodoprasum, Spanish garlic, giant garlic, rocambole, sand leek
    European leek cultivated and used like leeks
    Allium schoenoprasum, chive, chives, cive, schnittlaugh
    perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
    Allium tricoccum, ramp, wild leek
    North American perennial having a slender bulb and whitish flowers
    Allium ursinum, Ramsons, wild garlic, wood garlic
    pungent Old World weedy plant
    Allium tuberosum, Chinese chive, Oriental garlic, garlic chive
    a plant of eastern Asia; larger than Allium schoenoprasum
    Allium sphaerocephalum, round-headed leek
    Old World leek with a spherical bulb
    Allium triquetrum, three-cornered leek, triquetrous leek
    European leek naturalized in Great Britain; leaves are triangular
    Allium acuminatum, Hooker's onion
    a common North American wild onion with a strong onion odor and an umbel of pink flowers atop a leafless stalk; British Columbia to California and Arizona and east to Wyoming and Colorado
    Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion, shallot
    type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
    Allium cepa viviparum, Egyptian onion, top onion, tree onion
    type of perennial onion grown chiefly as a curiosity or for early salad onions; having bulbils that replace the flowers
    Allium cernuum, lady's leek, nodding onion, nodding wild onion
    widely distributed North American wild onion with white to rose flowers
    Allium fistulosum, Japanese leek, Welsh onion
    Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions
    Allium haematochiton, red-skinned onion
    onion with white to deep red tunic; California
    Allium vineale, crow garlic, false garlic, field garlic, stag's garlic, wild garlic
    pungent Old World wild onion
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    liliaceous plant
    plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
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