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Onions and Garlic
What is the family name of onion?
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What is the botanical name of the onion?
"Onion is a term used for many plants in the genus Allium. They are known by the common name "onion" but, used without qualifiers, it usually refers to Allium cepa. Allium cepa is also known as the "garden onion" or "bulb" onion. It is grown underground by the plant as a vertical shoot that is used for food storage, leading to the possibility of confusion with a tuber, which it is not." Allium belong to the plant family Amaryllidaceae and are monocotyledonous,