Cichorium endivia

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Noun1.Cichorium endivia - widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad greenCichorium endivia - widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched
chicory escarole, escarole, endive - variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
Belgian endive, French endive, witloof - young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Though all endive are types of chicory, there are two main types derived from the root of chicory: curly endive (Cichorium endivia var crispum), also called frisee, and broad-leaved endive (Cichorium endivia var latifolia), commonly known as escarole.
No reports, to our knowledge, have investigated the potential antimicrobial activity of the Egyptian local chicory Cichorium endivia subsp.
Regionalmente existe, neste panorama, uma enorme variedade de vegetais tradicionalmente cultivados pelas comunidades rurais, destacando-se: a macaxeira (Manihot esculenta Crantz.), abobora (Cucurbita moschata), cebolinha (Allium fistulosum L.), chicoria (Cichorium endivia), coentro (Coriandrum sativum), maxixe (Cucumis anguria L.) e feijao de praia (Vigna unguiculata L.) (Miguez et al., 2007).