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Scientific Name: Coriandrum sativum
Pronunciation: kore-ee-AN-drum suh-TYE-vum
Common Name: cilantro, coriander, Chinese parsley
Family Name: Apiaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Key ID Features: Leaves delicate, odd pinnate, with rounded incised leaflets; inflorescence subtended by relatively large white bracts on outer margins.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Container planting, Fragrance, Hanging basket, Herb, Urban agriculture
Additional Info: Google Images. Wikipedia
cilantro, coriander, Chinese parsley
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Compound, Lobed
Arrangement: Alternate, Basal
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Distinctive smell, Glabrous
Compound Leaf: Odd-pinnate
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Incised, Serrate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Umbel
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Time at Peak: Jul

 
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Not showy, Distinctive smell, seeds known as the herb coriander
 
Bark Morphology: Smooth
Bark or Stem Colour: Green
  


Propagation: Seed
Plant Care:
Maintenance:Medium
 
Location(s):
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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