Allium hypsistum

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Allium hypsistum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Subfamily: Allioideae
Genus: Allium
Species: A. hypsistum
Binomial name
Allium hypsistum

Allium hypsistum is one of two species of Allium which comprise the herb jimbu, used in cooking in parts of Nepal.[1]


  1. ^ Nepal, Ram Chandra (2006), Status, Use and Management of Jimbu (Allium spp): A case study from Upper Mustang, Nepal, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (MSc thesis), retrieved 2012-01-05 ; abstract