Cauliflower

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Cauliflower
Cauliflower.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom Information
Kingdom Plantae
Division Information
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Information
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Information
Order Brassicales
Family Information
Family Brassicaceae
Genus Information
Genus Brassica
Species Information
Species B. oleracea
Binomial name Brassica oleracea
Population statistics

Cauliflower is a vegetable belonging to the cabbage family. Besides the roots, it consists of a stalk and leaves supporting a large white head (known as the curd). Of these, only the curd is commonly eaten.

The cauliflower curd is highly nutritious, and a single serving gives nearly the recommended daily value of Vitamin C for a standard diet[1].

External Links

References list

  1. World's Healthiest Foods: Cauliflower
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