Allium akaka

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Allium akaka

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wild or cultivated


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Persia. This plant appears in the bazar in Teheren as a vegetable[1] under the name of wolag. It also grows in the Alps. The whole of the young plant is considered a delicacy and is used as an addition to rice in a pilau[2]. Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.

  1. Unger, F. U. S. Pat. Off. Rpt. 356. 1859. (A. latifolium)
  2. Ibid.

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