Cichorium endivia l.

  • Endive
  • Endive
  • Endive
  • Endive
  • Flower name
  • Scientific name
    Cichorium endivia l.
  • AliasEndive, キクヂシャ, ニガチシャ
  • Place of originThe Mediterranean coast
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Endive

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.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    C. endivia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
    Inverted lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeAnnual vegetable
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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