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The Alliaceae family is quite cosmopolitan and only includes perennial herbaceous plants, most often bulbous, rarely rhizomatous. Some species have, in addition to sexual reproduction by seeds, a mode of vegetative propagation by bulbils at the level of the stump, or inflorescences.

in the genus Allium finds vegetable species such as leek, onion , garlic cultivated shallot , spring onion and chives .

Last change : 07/22/22