Broccoli Brassica oleracea
(Common Name:- Broccoli)
- Kingdom :Plantae
- Subkingdom :Tracheobionta
- Superdivision :Spermatophyta
- Division :Magnoliophyta
- Class :Magnoliopsida
- Subclass :Dilleniidae
- Order :Brassicales
- Family :Brassicaceae
- Genus :Brassica
- Species :B.oleracea
Wild B. olearacea is a tall biennial plant, forming a stout rosette of
large leaves in the first year, and stored nutrients are used to produce a
flower spike 12 m tall bearing numerous yellow flowers in the second
The roots can be found up to 3 feet away from the plant. After a few
months of growing some of the roots will mine vertically to a depth of
The stem is waxy, usually unbranched and, from it arise the leaves and
The leaves are simple, alternate and without stipules. Many times they
are pinnately lobed.
- Chinese : Jie lan, Jie lan cai, Gai lan
- English : Chinese kale, Chinese broccoli, White flowering broccoli
- French : Broccoli de Chine, Chou de Chine à fleurs blanches
- German : Chinesischer Brokkoli.
- Japnese : Kairan
- Khmer : Spéi sââ.
- Malay : Kailan.
- Spanish : Bróculi chino
- Thai : Phak khana
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