Cilantro - Europe Africa Asia | Coriandrum sativum annual herb in the family Apiaceae

Cilantro - Europe Africa Asia | Coriandrum sativum annual herb in the family Apiaceae
Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum), also known as coriander, Chinese parsley or dhania,  is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander is native to the regions stretching from southern Europe and North Africa to southwestern Asia. It is a soft, hairless plant growing to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. The leaves are variable in shape, large lobed at the plant base and upper thin light flowering stalks. The flowers are borne in small umbels, white or very pale pink, asymmetrical, with the petals pointing away from the center of the umbel longer (5-6 mm) than those pointing towards it (only 1-3 mm long). The fruit is a globular dry esquizocarpo 3-5 mm (0.12-0.20 in) in diameter.

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy - 95 kJ (23 kcal)
Carbohydrates - 4 g
- Dietary fibre - 3 g
Fat - 0.5 g
Protein - 2 g
Vitamin A equiv. - 337 μg (42%)
Vitamin C - 27 mg (33%)
Cilantro - Europe Africa Asia | Coriandrum sativum annual herb in the family Apiaceae


Cilantro - Europe Africa Asia | Coriandrum sativum annual herb in the family Apiaceae


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