Origin of allium
Examples from the Web for allium
In Tennessee and West Virginia, festivals are held to celebrate allium tricoccum, which are also known as wild leeks.
According to Roxburgh,243 Allium ascalonicum is much cultivated in India.
Ledum is highly recommended by some Physicians, and is doubtless of some value, but it is not to be compared with the Allium.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
From all these facts I am led to believe that Allium ascalonicum is not a species.
Both had barley in their nose-bags, but pawed and wriggled them off in order to get at this plant, a species of allium.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
Among our species of the Allium genus, shallots, in consequence of their mild taste, are preferred.