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Allium schoenoprasum
(chives)

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Allium schoenoprasum (chives)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Allium schoenoprasum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • chives
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Allium schoenoprasum

Preferred Common Name

  • chives

International Common Names

  • Spanish: cebollino; Cebollino frances
  • French: ail civette; ciboulette; petit porreau
  • Portuguese: alho-de-Espanha; ceboletas-de-Franca

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Schnittlauch
  • Italy: aglio di serpe; erba cipollina
  • Netherlands: bieslook
  • Sweden: grasloek

EPPO code

  • ALLSC (Allium schoenoprasum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Liliales
  •                         Family: Liliaceae
  •                             Genus: Allium
  •                                 Species: Allium schoenoprasum

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore