HyperDic: cruciferous_plant

English > 1 sense of the expression cruciferous plant:
NOUNplantcruciferous plant, cruciferany of various plants of the family Cruciferae
English > cruciferous plant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of various plants of the family Cruciferae.
Member ofCruciferae, family Cruciferae, Brassicaceae, family Brassicaceae, mustard familyA large family of plants with four-petaled flowers
Partscruciferous vegetableA vegetable of the mustard family
NarrowerChinese cabbage, celery cabbage, napa, pe-tsai, Brassica rapa pekinensisplant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery
alyssum, madwortAny garden plant of the genus Alyssum having clusters of small yellow or white flowers
bok choy, bok choi, pakchoi, pak choi, Chinese white cabbage, Brassica rapa chinensisAsiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves
broccoli, Brassica oleracea italicaplant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
broccoli raab, broccoli rabe, Brassica rapa ruvoplant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots
brussels sprout, Brassica oleracea gemmiferaplant grown for its stout stalks of edible small green heads resembling diminutive cabbages
cabbage, cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleraceaAny of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers
cauliflower, Brassica oleracea botrytisA plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower buds
cress, cress plantAny of various plants of the family Cruciferae with edible leaves that have a pungent taste
garlic mustard, hedge garlic, sauce-alone, jack-by-the-hedge, Alliaria officinalisEuropean herb that smells like garlic
gold of pleasure, Camelina sativaannual European false flax having small white flowers
kale, kail, cole, borecole, colewort, Brassica oleracea acephalaA hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
kohlrabi, Brassica oleracea gongylodesplant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem
malheur wire lettuce, Stephanomeria malheurensisA small plant of Oregon resembling mustard
mustardAny of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
radish plant, radishA cruciferous plant of the genus Raphanus having a pungent edible root
rose of Jericho, resurrection plant, Anastatica hierochunticasmall grey Asiatic desert plant bearing minute white flowers that rolls ... / rolls up when dry and expands when moist
shepherd's purse, shepherd's pouch, Capsella bursa-pastoriswhite-flowered annual European herb bearing triangular notched pods
tendergreen, spinach mustard, Brassica perviridis, Brassica rapa perviridisAsiatic plant cultivated for its swollen root crown and edible foliage
turnip plantAny of several widely cultivated plants having edible roots
wild cabbage, Brassica oleraceawild original of cultivated cabbages
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem

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