Flower Database

Endive

Basic information
Flower Name
Endive
Formal Name
Cichorium endivia l.
Alias
Endive
Habitat
The Mediterranean coast
Morph
Annual vegetable
Comment
Endive , Latin name: Cichorium endivia L, is annual vegetable of the cichorium genus of the asteraceae department native to Eastern Mediterranean coast. Leaves are green, and the growth in the non-head oval-shaped leaves on the ground keeping in contact. Flowering time and stretched a long stalk from the leaf Center, blue-violet flowers. In leaves of edible and inedible intact so hard and bitter soft white process that leaves the grows to Yang. Eaten as a raw salad with bitter leaves. Dark green, leaves at the end of suffering is strong interest.
Chicory be misunderstood to the relatives.
Generic name: Endive, scientific name: Cichorium endivia L.,aka: Escarole, nigatisha, origin: Eastern Mediterranean coast, life type: one grass, vegetables, Height: 50-100 cm, leaf color: green, leaf margin: missing time is there are "green card" and nothing. Flower color: violet, flower diameter: 3 cm.
Detailed information
Order
Asterales
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Cichorium
Species
C. endivia
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Tongue
Leaf type
Oblanceolate
Leaf edge
Dentate
Flowering place
Color
Blue, Violet
Season
May
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
3  ~ 3