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A genus of the plant family Liliaceae (sometimes classified as Alliaceae) in the order Liliales. Many produce pungent, often bacteriostatic and physiologically active compounds and are used as VEGETABLES; CONDIMENTS; and medicament, the latter in traditional medicine.

Year introduced: 1986

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Tree Number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.100.610.100

MeSH Unique ID: D000490

Entry Terms:

  • Alliaceae

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