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Plants

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Broad Bean (Vicia Faba L.)

Origin  The borad bean originated in Western Asia, believed to be around 6000 years BC. Later it spread to Europe, Africa and Central Asia.  Consumption  It is...

Brussels Sprouts (Brassica oleracea L.)

Origin Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea) are thought to have originated in ancient Rome, although their exact origins are unknown. The first recorded mention of Brussels sprouts...

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea L.)

Origin Cabbage (family Brassica oleracea) is a leafy green or white vegetable, grown as an annual plant. Cabbage is descended from a wild cabbage, which was...

Cabbage Vegetables

Brassicas or Cruciferous are very widely cultivated. They are suitable for year-round consumption. The root system of brassicas, especially tuberous, leafy and Brussels sprouts....

Caraway (Carum carvi L.)

Family. Celery (Umbelliferae) - Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)  General knowledge  It is a long-established medicinal and herbaceous plant distributed in Western Europe, Asia Minor, Central Asia, and North...

Cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum L.)

Family. Ginger - Zingiberaceae General  It is a perennial tropical shrub that grows naturally in the moist forests of eastern India. It is currently cultivated...

Caribbean Oregano (Plectranthus amboinicus L.)

May be grown in your vegetable or herb garden or as a potted specimen. The leaves of this succulent herb are fleshy and strongly...

Carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus L.)

Origin The carrot is derived from the wild carrot, which grows naturally. It has been cultivated for more than 4000 years. It came to Europe...

Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L.)

Origin  The cauliflower originates from the Mediterranean coast of the island of Cyprus. In central Europe, the vegetable was introduced at the end of the...

Celeriac (Rapaceum L.)

Origin Celeriac is thought to be a cross between celery and wild parsnip. It is native to the Mediterranean region, where it has been cultivated...

Celery (Apium graveolens L.)

Origin  Celery originated in the Mediterranean region. It was cultivated as a medicinal and ornamental plant in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. In Europe, it...

Chaya or Tree Spinach (Cnidoscolus chayamansa L.)

The spinach tree is actually about twice as nutritious as spinach. It is a good source of nutrients including protein, calcium, iron, potassium, and...

Cherry of the Rio Grande (Eugenia aggregata L.)

This Cherry Tree (Eugenia aggregata)  grows as a narrow evergreen shrub, 10-20 ft high. It flowers in the spring and summer. Flowers are followed in...

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium L.)

Family Celery (Umbelliferae) - Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)  General knowledge Garden Bullweed is an annual herbaceous plant native to south-eastern Europe. It was known to the ancient Greeks...

Chickasaw Plum (Prunus augustifolia L.)

The Chickasaw Plum tree is a deciduous shrub or small tree which naturally occurs in thickets, pastures, fields, and along hedgerows and river banks....

Chinese Bean (Vigna radiata L.)

Chinese bean (also known as edamame) is a small legume pod that has been widely grown in Asia for over 1,000 years. It can...