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Celtuce - Lactuca sativa var. angustana

Celtuce – Lactuca sativa var. angustana

Also Known as asparagus lettuce, celery lettuce, stems lettuce, Chinese lettuce, celtuce is an annual vegetable that is cultivated mostly for its edible stem. It seems a cross between lettuce and celery, celery...
Celeriac - Apium graveolens var. rapaceum

Celeriac – Apium graveolens var. rapaceum

Apium graveolens var. rapaceum also known as Celeriac, Celery Root, Knob Celery, Turnip-Root Celery, Turnip-Rooted Celery is a member of celery family and is native to Italy.  It is a kind of celery,...
Cauliflower - Brassica oleracea Botrytis

Cauliflower – Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group)

Cauliflower scientifically known as Brassica oleracea (Botrytis Group) is a cruciferous vegetable from Brassicaceae family which also includes cabbage, brussels sprouts, kale, broccoli and collard greens. According to the University of Arizona the word cauliflower...
Brussels sprouts - Brassica oleracea Gemmifera

Brussels sprouts – Brassica oleracea Gemmifera

Brassica oleracea gemmifera or Brussels sprouts, are correlated to other known vegetables in the Brassica genus such as broccoli, kale, cabbage kohlrabi and cauliflower. They are part of the cruciferae or mustard family, so recognized because of...

Carrot – Daucus carota

Carrot (Daucus carota) is an edible root vegetable of the Apiaceae family that was domesticated around 1000 Ce in Central Asia. It is cultivated and consumed throughout the world, being mostly eaten raw. Five...
Butterbur - Petasites japonicus

Butterbur – Petasites japonicus

Petasites japonicus, also known as fuki, Japanese sweet coltsfoot, bog rhubarb or giant butterbur, is an herbaceous perennial plant in the family Asteraceae. It exists not only in Japan, but many places in...

Bamboo shoot – Phyllostachys

Bamboo shoot (Phyllostachys) is a perennial and evergreen plant of the family Poaceae. It is native to Asia being naturalized to Europe, Australia, Asia, and America. Bamboo shoots were firstly originated to Southern China....
Burdock - Arctium lappa

Burdock – Arctium lappa

Burdock belongs to the family of Asteraceae; in the genus of Arctium, and known scientifically as Arctium lappa which is originated from northern Europe to northeast Asia including northern India. Burdock root is...

Broad beans – Vicia faba

Broad beans (Vicia faba) are stiffly erect plant in the Fabaceae family, native to North Africa and Southwest Asia but now widely cultivated elsewhere. It is also known as Bell Bean, Fava Bean, Broad...

Cardoon – Cynara cardunculus

Cardoon, Cynara cardunculus, is perennial herbaceous plant of the Asteraceae family usually with violet or purple flowers. It is native to Central and Western Mediterranean region where it has been domesticated in ancient times....