Definition of Allium schoenoprasum

1. Noun. Perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning.

Exact synonyms: Chive, Chives, Cive, Schnittlaugh
Terms within: Chives
Generic synonyms: Alliaceous Plant



Lexicographical Neighbors of Allium Schoenoprasum

Allium acuminatum
Allium ampeloprasum
Allium ascalonicum
Allium canadense
Allium carinatum
Allium cepa
Allium cepa aggregatum
Allium cepa viviparum
Allium cernuum
Allium fistulosum
Allium haematochiton
Allium neopolitanum
Allium paradoxum
Allium porrum
Allium sativum
Allium schoenoprasum (current term)
Allium scorodoprasum
Allium sphaerocephalum
Allium tricoccum
Allium triquetrum
Allium tuberosum
Allium ursinum
Allium vineale
Allthing
Allu
Ally
Allyson
Alma
Alma-Ata
Almain

Literary usage of Allium schoenoprasum

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

1. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"... Allium schoenoprasum L. Common in the Alps to the height of 7000 feet I.ilium philadelphicum L. Lilium Martagon L. Pastures of the Sub-Alps. ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"Allium schoenoprasum L. var. schoenoprasum Chives Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and rarely escaped to banks and roadsides. Allium tricoccum Ait. ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Allium schoenoprasum L. var. schoenoprasum Chives Herbaceous perennial Cultivated and rarely escaped to banks and roadsides. Allium tricoccum Ait. ..."

4. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"Allium schoenoprasum. Linni'. The Chives. Europe, Northern Asia and North America. Cultivated in Norway to latitude 70" 22' ..."

5. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"... shallot; Allium porrum, leek; Allium sativum, garlic; Allium schoenoprasum, chive. Garlic never sets seeds and is not amenable to genetic improvement. ..."

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