Coriandrum sativum L. (Coriander)

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Coriandrum sativum

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Coriandrum sativum L. – (Coriander)

Annual herb of the carrot family -Umbelliferae- up to 60 cm. Erect, glabrous stems with a strong scent. Compound leaves, bipinnate or tripinnate; the lower ones with longer stems and with narrower segments than superior ones. Whitish flowers in umbels, with till 8 rays. Very scented fruits. Native from Asia and Africa, it can be found as a cultivated plant because of its fruits as a species or medicinal plant.

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22 April, 2019

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