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