Title Info
Common name Onion
Scientific name Allium cepa
Taxonomic group Liliaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Vegetables
Keywords Some botanists place onions in the Alliaceae
Onion, <i>Allium cepa</i>
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Onions. Along with their relatives, garlic and leeks, onions were cultivated in Egypt 5,000 years ago.