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Broccoli - Brassica oleracea Italica

Broccoli – Brassica oleracea Italica

Broccoli scientifically known as Brassica oleracea (Italica Group) belongs to cruciferous vegetable family which includes cauliflower, bok choy, cabbage, kale, brussels sprouts, collard greens, rutabaga, arugula and turnip. The word Broccoli originates from...

Beetroot – Beta vulgaris

Beta vulgaris more commonly known as beetroot, Fodder Beet, Chard, Field beet, Chioggia beet, Fodder Sugar Beet is a vegetable native to coasts of the Mediterranean. It is an herbaceous two-yearly or perennial plant...

Cassava – Manihot esculenta

The Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a perennial plant that belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae. Its large starchy sweet flavor, tuberous root are a consumed as vegetable. The young leaves are sometimes consumed as greens....
Red Cabbage - Brassica oleracea

Red Cabbage – Brassica oleracea

Red cabbage scientifically known as Brassica oleracea is also called blue kraut, purple cabbage or red kraut . It is a multi-layered vegetable from Brassicaceae family and Brassica genus and is closely linked...

Cabbage – Brassica oleracea

Botanically, the Cabbage belongs to the Brassicaceae family which also includes brussels sprouts, bok choy, cauliflower, kale and broccoli. Scientific name: Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group). Some of the common names of Cabbage are: Cabbage,...

Mung Beans Facts and Health Benefits

Mung beans which are also known as Green Gram, Golden Gram and Chinese Mung Bean, are a species of legume which is widely consumed in the world. As they are easy to cultivate, it...
Kidney bean - Phaseolus vulgaris

Kidney bean – Phaseolus vulgaris

Phaseolus vulgaris, kidney bean, green bean or common bean, is an annual, climbing or sub-erect herbaceous bush in the Fabaceae (legume or bean family) in the genus Phaseolus L, that originated in Central...

Lima Beans Facts and Health Benefits

The Lima Bean (Phaseolus lunatus) also known as Butter Bean, Burma Bean, Java Bean, Large White Bean and Sugar Bean is semi- tropical plant native to Central and South America. It is widely cultivated...
Bitter-gourd---Momordica-charantia

Bitter gourd – Momordica charantia

Momordica charantia, more commonly known as bitter melon, bitter gourd, bitter squash or balsam-pear is a fruit native to tropical regions of the world, including South America and East Africa. It is a...

Asparagus Facts and Health Benefits

  Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) also known as Asparagus root, Wild asparagus, Asperge and Shatavari, is a vegetable and most widely cultivated species of the genus Asparagus L. This plant is native to Europe, Northern Africa...