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Garlic

Garlic

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Garlic
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 For other uses, see Garlic (disambiguation). 
 
Garlic
 Allium sativum
, known as garlic, fromWilliam Woodville,
 Medical Botany
,1793.
Kingdom:Plantae
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Subfamily:Allioideae
Genus:
Species:
A. sativum
 
Allium sativum
 
Allium sativum
, commonly known as
garlic
, is a species in the onion genus, 
.Its closerelatives include the onion, shallot, leek , chive,
 With a history of human use of over 7,000 years, garlic is native to central Asia,
 and has long been a staple in theMediterranean region, as well as a frequent seasoning in Asia, Africa, and Europe. It was knownto Ancient Egyptians,and has been used for both culinary and medicinal  purposes.
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[edit] Description
 Allium sativum
is a  bulbous plant.It grows up to 0.6 m (2 ft) in height. Its hardiness is USDA Zone 8.It produces hermaphrodite flowers. Pollination occurs by insects and bees.
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