- Flower nameCarrots
- Scientific nameDaucus carota l.
- AliasCarrot, 胡羅葡, 人参, キャロット, コラウ
- Place of originAfghanistan
- Place of floweringField
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July
What is Carrots
Carrot , scientific name: Daucus carota L., is a grass of the SE of carrot native to Afghanistan. Stretch compound umbel inflorescence which aggregate small-white 5 petaled flower and bloom. Leaves are basal and produce roots, pinnate small lobed small leaves the race card. Main root are edible and root vegetables. Roots in the Orange oblong, and narrower toward the bottom from the top.
Is high in nutritional value, such as beta-carotene and vitamins A, B and C, iron and calcium-rich vegetables, loves the smell of carrots and sweet. There are three types of breeds. West of carrots, "No. 2 Koyo" and "5-carrot" thick, short, bright orange as the flavor is sweet, little habit of carrots. This is the so-called, are typically "carrot". Oriental carrots are "golden carrot" representative, slender with dark orange carrots, parsnips so suited to cooked food. Aka "Kyo carrot ' at least is known.
Island carrot is a carrot in Okinawa: a long yellow and greasy taste and can also be eaten raw. Small species called the carrots in the other carrot smell is weak, soft flesh and can be eaten raw, so used to garnish.
Names prefixed with carrots and ginseng famous expensive herbal remedies (coureiningen), is a plant of another (Eleutherococcus).
Generic name: carrots,
scientific name: Daucus carota L.,
origin: Afghanistan, environment: at the foot of the Himalayan mountains, Height: 60-100 cm, life-forms: biennial plant , leaves pinnately compound leaves deep crack 3 times foliage: pinnate deep crack 3 times / pinnately compound leaf petiole: long leaf blade length: 10-30 cm inflorescences form: (double) lysis of inflorescence and flower crops: May-July, flower: white, Corolla 5 petaled flower, flower diameter:0.2~0.3cm, petals 5, stamens: 5, ovary lower , Fruit type, 2 fruits, fruit length:0.3cm, fruit shape: oblong in spines of the harvest: all year round, season: September-December, root color: Orange, red, yellow, exaected: cones and root length: 10-20 cm, roots thickness: 2-5 cm