Definition of Allium fistulosum

1. Noun. Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions.

Exact synonyms: Japanese Leek, Welsh Onion
Generic synonyms: Allium Cepa, Onion, Onion Plant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Allium Fistulosum

Allis forceps
Allium acuminatum
Allium ampeloprasum
Allium ascalonicum
Allium canadense
Allium carinatum
Allium cepa
Allium cepa aggregatum
Allium cepa viviparum
Allium cernuum
Allium fistulosum (current term)
Allium haematochiton
Allium neopolitanum
Allium paradoxum
Allium porrum
Allium sativum
Allium schoenoprasum
Allium scorodoprasum
Allium sphaerocephalum
Allium tricoccum
Allium triquetrum
Allium tuberosum
Allium ursinum
Allium vineale

Literary usage of Allium fistulosum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1885)
"Spring, or Welsh Onion—Allium fistulosum, Linnaeus. This species was for a long time mentioned in floras and works on horticulture as of unknown origin; ..."

2. The Principles of Vegetable-gardening by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"... hollow— Welsh onion, Allium fistulosum. Not producing large or evident bulbs. Siberia. Shallot, Allium Ascalonicum. Producing pointed oblong bulbs in ..."

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