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Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L.)

Origin The first use of the term “Chinese cabbage” appears to have been in the 18th century. It is unclear how this cabbage was introduced...

Cinamon (Cinnamomum Schaeff L.)

 Family. Lauraceae General knowledge  Cinnamon trees are native to Southeast Asia and Australia. Several species are cultivated in the European, Asian and American tropics and...

Clove (Syzygium aromaticum L.)

Family. Myrtle - Myrtaceae General knowledge  The clove tree is native to the Moluccas. It is cultivated in many tropical countries such as Indonesia, Sri Lanka,...

Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

Origin Common beans are one of the most widely consumed foods in the world, with approximately 1 billion tons produced every year. However, few people...

Common Hop (Humulus lupulus L.)

Family Cannabaceae General information The range of wild hops covers a large area. It covers central and southern Europe, Asia Minor, Crimea, Caucasus, Western Siberia,...

Common sage (Salvia officinalis L.)

Origin  Sage originates from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. It was considered sacred by the Romans. It spread most widely in Europe during the...

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.)

Origin  Coriander is native to the eastern Mediterranean and Asia Minor. The Greeks and Romans spread the plant throughout Europe as a spice and herb....

Corn (Maize L.)

Origin Origin of corn is unknown but it is thought to have originated in Central America. Corn was first domesticated by Native Americans over 10,000...

Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita L.)

Family Asteraceae (Compositae) General knowledge It is a perennial, strongly scented herbaceous plant. It is widespread in southwest Asia. It is widely cultivated in almost all...

Courgette (Cucurbita pepo L.)

Origin  Courgette are a variety of aubergine originating in Northern Italy. It was first described in Milan in 1901. It is believed to have been...

Cranberry (Oxycoccus Hill. L.)

Cranberry (Oxycoccus Hill.) belongs to the Ericaceae family. They are evergreen shrubs with creeping, slender stems, rooting at the point of contact with the...

Cranberry Hibiscus (Hibiscus acetosella L.)

Cranberry Hibiscus ( (a.k.a False roselle, African rosemallow – Hibiscus acetosella) is a striking and colorful plant with red leaves that resemble a maple...

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

Origin The common cucumber originated in northwest India and is widely distributed throughout the world. It has been cultivated for more than 4000 years. It...

Daikon Radish (Raphanus sativus L.)

Origin The daikon radish is a root vegetable that is native to China and Southeast Asia. It is also known as the white radish, Oriental...

Dill (Anethum graveolens L.)

Origin  The common carp originates from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean. It spread in Europe in the 10th century.  Consumption  Dill is a very popular aromatic...

Edible Canna (Canna indica var. edulis, syn Canna edulis L.)

AKA the Queensland Arrowroot this plant is closely related to the garden canna. It grows 6 or more feet tall and has a small...