Flower Database

Romanesco broccoli

Basic information
Flower Name
Romanesco broccoli
Formal Name
Brassica cretica
Alias
黄緑サンゴ, Romanesco, Cauli-Bro, Romanesco broccoli, Roman cauliflower, Broccolo Romanesco, Romanesque cauliflower
Habitat
The Mediterranean coast
Morph
Annuals, vegetables
Comment
Romanesco broccoli , Romanesco , is the year Cole eyes Cole Department of Brassica grass. Thhis is a varietie of cauliflower. In the unique shape of the stem apical inflorescence (flower bud), geometric patterns of each conical spiral and helical number based on the Fibonacci number. Harvested before flowering in winter the Chartreuse flower buds are edible. Cut into bite-sized heating and flavored poppy seed, such as only an accompaniment or eaten as a soup, and pasted. Made by multiplying the cauliflower and Broccoli is called caliber. Not both the taste and the texture. Extended spring stem tip racemes of yellow making four-valve flowers bloom.
Common name: Romanesco broccoli, scientific name: Brassica cretica, Synobimus : Brassica oleracea var. botrytis, aka: yellow-green coral, caliber (Cauli-Bro), Romanesco Broccoli, Cauliflower Romanesco, Broccolo Romanesco cauliflower Roman, Romanesque cauliflower, origin: Mediterranean, Habitat: all over Japan, environment: cool climate, height: 1 m, leaf color: light green, leaf arrangement: alternate, flowering: may the flower bud diameter: 20 cm, flower color: pale yellow, Number of petals: 4 pieces, harvest season: from November to February.
Detailed information
Order
Brassicales
Family
Brassicaceae
Genus
Brassica
Species
B. cretica
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
field
Color
Green, Cream
Season
May
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
1.5  ~ 2.5