celery cabbage

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Chi′nese cab′bage

a plant, Brassica rapa pekinensis, of the mustard family, forming a long, dense head of broad, whitish leaves, used as a vegetable.
Also called celery cabbage.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.celery cabbage - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.celery cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
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Chinese or celery cabbage is not; it's in the mustard family.
Chinese cabbage group: pakchoi, flowering cabbage, celery cabbage, purple flower stalk, and red flower stalk;
The three most commonly known in this country are Chinese cabbage, which forms a tight head similar to Savoy cabbage; Michihili, which is torpedo shaped, like romaine lettuce; and bok choy, which is sometimes referred to as celery cabbage.
The Brassica rapa species has also been divided and includes the Chinensis group, pak-choi, Chinese mustard and Chinese white cabbage; the Pekinensis group, pe-tsai and celery cabbage and the Rapifera group, the turnips and rapini.
However, Napa cabbage, also called celery cabbage, is often used as well.
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1 Chemical Fertilizer Consumption per Unit Area for Chinese Celery Cabbage 19
2 Total MOP Consumption for Chinese Celery Cabbage 29