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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 296–297. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Type: Type: Not designated.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Garlic is extensively cultivated. It is used in medicine and as a spice.


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Bulb ovoid with 6-10 bulblets; scales white. Scapes c. 1 in tall, curved; spathe long-beaked. Leaves linear, flattened. Umbels with bulbils and flowers. Tepals white, lanceolate, acuminate. Filaments shorter than the tepals, inner with 2 cusps.
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