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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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.
1 Chemical Fertilizer Consumption per Unit Area for Chinese Celery Cabbage 19
1, ABC Consumption of Celery Cabbage per Unit Area in China 158
2, Total ABC Consumption of Celery Cabbage in China 159
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, Compound Fertilizer Consumption of Celery Cabbage per Unit Area in China(2004-2007) 151
2, Total Compound Fertilizer Consumption of Celery Cabbage in China(2004-2007) 152
2 Total MOP Consumption for Chinese Celery Cabbage 29
1, MOP Consumption of Celery Cabbage per Unit Area in China 108