General Information
NameBroccoli
Scientific NameBrassica oleracea var. italica
DescriptionBroccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family, whose large flowering head is used as a vegetable. The word broccoli comes from the Italian plural of broccolo, which means "the flowering top of a cabbage", and is the diminutive form of brocco, meaning "small nail" or "sprout". Broccoli is often boiled or steamed but may be eaten raw.
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Classification
GroupVegetables
Sub-GroupCabbages
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS ID530961
Wikipedia IDBroccoli
Composition
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References
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— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.
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