Brussels sprouts

Brussels sprouts

Scientific name: Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera

English name: Brussels sprout

Local name: Not known

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)

Kingdom        : Plantae

Division          : Magnoliophyta

Class               : Magnoliopsida

Subclass          : Dilleniidae

Order              : Capparales

Family            : Brassicaceae

Genus             : Brassica

Species            : B. oleracea L. var. gemmifera

Economic Importance: Famous for taste as well as nutritive value, cooked for preparing stews, soups etc. and make delicious pickles.


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