Chives

Chives

Scientific name: Allium schoenoprasum L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taxonomic position According to Cronquist (1988)

 

Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Liliopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Amaryllidaceae
Genus Allium
Species A. schoenoprasum L.

Usefulness: Chives are a commonly used in culinary purposes. The scapes and the unopened, immature flower buds are diced and used as an ingredient for fish, potatoes, soups, and other dishes. The edible flowers can be used in salads.

 

Other uses: Medicinal purposes

Chive variety released by BARI:

  1. BARI Chive 1

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