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Leek Allium porrum Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Leek 
Scientific Name(s): Allium porrum 
Common Name(s): ajo porro, alho-porró, jiu cong, kurrat abou shousha, lauch, leek, poireau, poro, porree, porro, puerro, riikeu, winter-lauch 
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  • Marketed as poorly developed bulbs with their leaf bases
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