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Definition of the noun Culantro
What does Culantro mean as a name of something?
- The tropical herb Eryngium foetidum, native to Mexico and South America but cultivated worldwide, used medicinally and in Caribbean cuisine.
Culantro: Eryngium foetidum is a tropical perennial and annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Its scientific Latin name literally translates as "foul-smelling thistle". Common names include culantro, Mexican coriander and long coriander. It is native to Mexico and South America, but is cultivated worldwide. In the United States, where it is not well known outside Latino and Caribbean communities, the name culantro sometimes causes confusion with Coriandrum sativum, the leaves of which are known as cilantro, and which culantro is said to taste like a stronger version.
- also known as Cilantro cimarron, Saw-leaf herb, Sawtooth, Ngo gai, Spiritweed, Recao, Wild coriander, Mexican coriander, Long coriander, Fitweed, Culantro Coyote, Chandon benit, Bhandhanya, Eryngium foetidum
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by Michael R. McDonald
Culantro (Ernygium foetidum) Culantro is a culinary and medicinal leafy green herb commonly used throughout Central America that is also known as Mexican coriander, long coriander, or recao. The herb is mainly used as a seasoning in the ...
by John Davidson, Dueep J. Singh
Mexican culantro is a different plant, not so very much in use as cilantro in Mexican cuisine. Even Tex-Mex food cannot do without a fistful of cilantro for flavoring, garnishing, or just adding greenery to the barbecue and the tacos. Cilantro is ...
by John Davidson, Dueep J. Singh
Mexican culantro is a different plant and family altogether. That is also an herb, but coriander – cilantro is much better known globally, both for its essential oils and for its culinary use. Coriander is an annual, which can be grown from seeds.
How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest the Best Edibles by Katie Elzer-Peters
Warm-Season Herbs Culantro is a good summer substitute for cilantro. 218 ...
Edible Mexican Garden (2000)
by Rosalind Creasy
Culantro is a tender perennial herb with long, incised leaves that takes hotter weather than cilantro and, unlike cilantro and papaloquelite, can also be successfully dried, retaining its characteristic flavor and color. According to herb maven ...
Native and Exotic Plants Grown for Scent and Flavor by Charles R. Boning
PLANT DESCRIPTION Culantro is a biennial herb that attains a maximum height of just over a foot. Leaves form in a rosette around a shortened stem. They typically measure between 6 and 14 inches in length. Margins are serrated and are ...
by Andrew Smith
Culantro, or sawleaf herb (Eryngium foetidum), is sometimes called Mexican coriander, because it serves as a substitute for cilantro. Culantro is so popular in tropical cooking that it has dozens of names from “coulante” (Haiti ) to ...
by G. Rehm
coriander coriandre Koriander coentro, coriandro culantro, coriandro, cilantro Coridothymus capitatus Rchbf. -> 2236 Camus mas L. comelian cherry, corne] tree comoullier mâle ...
by Viktorija Briggs
Latin: Coriandrum sativum Other Names: Chinese Parsley, Cilantro, Cilentro, Culantro, Hu-Sui, Stinkdillsamen, Uan-Suy, Yee Sai Attributes: Handfasting, Healing, Health, Immortality, Love, Lust, Protection Other ...
by Scott Cunningham
G Folk Names: Chinese Parsley, Cilantro, Cilentro, Culantro,
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
yuan sui Tibetan: 'u-su Japan: koendoro, kushiba Malaya: jintan, ketumbar Central America: culantro, cilantro, saquil Mexico: nocuana gueza toti castilla Arabic: tabel, kusbara, kesbour French: coriandre Coris L. Primulaceae ( Coridaceae) ...
by C. H. KAUFFMAN (Merchant.)
Cilantro, Culantro; P. Coentro, Coriandro ; DA. Koriandcr; SW. Korianzler; POL. Koryander; R. Korianderi L. Coryandrum satiz'um. ' Coriander is an umbelliferous plant, producing pale, ...
by C. H. Kauffman
Culantro ......... Corcho ............ Cornerina......... 5. xix English. Whale-fins; whalebone Annatto Bark; oak bark Barley Beer Bristles Bulbs; flower roots Calamine Camphire Cantharides Carbuncle Ditto Cardamom Carmine Cassia- fistula Ditto Ditto ...
by Elmer Drew Merrill
CULANTRO (Manila). Coriandrum sativum L. CuiApo, T. Boletus. Cui,Asi, B. Decaspermum paniculatum Turcz. CuLAsi, T. Lumnitzera purpurea Presl. CULATAI, Pamp. Jasminum sambac Ait.
by F. Diez
Culantro Sp., [lrom coriandram ...
A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith
plantains, green bananas, culantro (long leaf cilantro), fruits , ...
[Four Volumes] by Ken Albala
Thick fuzzy culantro leaves are used ...
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