Allium ampeloprasum - biennial, onion-like herb, grown for its cylindrical stalk composed of overlapping leaf bases. . Leaves up to 0.9 m long, arranged fan-like and typically bend down under their own weight. Inflorescences typically spherical clusters, 3-4 (7.6-10) cm in diameter. Flowers purple, pink or white; pedicel up to 1.2 m tall.
|Scientific Name||Allium ampeloprasum|
|English Name||Elephant garlic,Leek|
|Status||Only under cultivation|
|Edible Parts||leaves and young stems|