Definition of Allium ampeloprasum

1. Noun. Coarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple-tinged flowers; widely naturalized.

Exact synonyms: Kurrat, Levant Garlic, Wild Leek
Generic synonyms: Alliaceous Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allium Ampeloprasum

Alligator mississipiensis
Alligator sinensis
Allionia incarnata
Allis' sign
Allis forceps
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

Literary usage of Allium ampeloprasum

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1. Origin of Cultivated Plants by Alphonse de Candolle (1885)
"... is only a cultivated variety of allium ampeloprasum of Linnaeus, so common in the East, and in the Mediterranean region, Leek—allium ampeloprasum, var. ..."

2. Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles by Frédéric Georges Cuvier (1816)
"... allium ampeloprasum, L., espèce d'ail quia le port du poireau, les feuilles en gouttière, ... allium ampeloprasum ..."

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