Brassica oleracea L. (Cauliflower)



Brassica oleracea

Photo of Brasica oleracea L.

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Photo of Brasica oleracea with cabbage white butterfly

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Brassica oleracea L. – Wild cabbage – cabagge, cauliflower, white cabbage, etc.

Herbaceous annual or perennial plant of the Crucifer family -Cruciferae- up to 300cm. Glabrous, erect stems, showing foliate marks. Upper leaves sessile; Those on the base much more fleshy, petiolated and with lobules. Yellow flowers, till 2,5 cm. wide, grouped in loose racemes. Fruits in silique till 8 cm. In slopes by the sea and cultivated as vegetable under different varieties

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
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