Allium tuberosum

Allium tuberosum

  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Allium tuberosum
  • Flower name
    Allium tuberosum
  • Scientific name
    Allium tuberosum
  • AliasIpheion, イフェイオン, 韮
  • Place of originChina 
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September, October
  • Language of flowersFortunately

What is Allium tuberosum

Allium tuberosum commonly called as Chinese leek or Nira ( Scientific name: Allium tuberosum) is native to China and is a perennial of the family Amaryllidaceae. There are taste and smell peculiar to plants. In summer, it puts out a long flower stalk, puts a bamboo head on the tip, then makes white flowers bloom. The long green leaves bundled from bulbs are linear and flat, become green-yellow vegetables and can be eaten. in Japan
it is also called 'Hanira' and eats green leaves. The season is spring to autumn, however it is shipping all year round. In cooking, it is used as a sauce for stir-fried leber and nira, motsu-nabe, dumplings and jellyfish. The cuisine in the picture is Tizimi made at home.
The flower language is "euphoria". In the genus name "Allium" is "old garlic Latin", species name "tuberosum" is "(tuberous)".

Common name: Allium tuberosum, Scientific name: Allium tuberosum, aka: Chinese leek , Nira, Garlic chives, Place of Origin: China, Habitat Distribution: Honshu to Kyushu Japan, height of plant height: 40 cm, bulb shape: long ovoid, leaf length: 25 to 30 cm, leaf shape: flat perfectly linear and long, inflorescence shape: semispherical scattering inflorescence, inflorescence shape: 20 to 30 cm , Flower color: white, flower diameter: 7 cm, number of petals: 3, number of bracts: 3, number of male: 6, number of ovaries: 3 chambers, flowering period: August to October, use: Dumpling bean paste, soaked, chijimi (Korean food), herbal medicine, breeding method: breaking · seed, remarks: allicin.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Allium
  • Species
    A. tuberosum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Funnel/trumpet shaped
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower6.0 ~ 7.0 cm

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