Curly endive
Curly endive
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Cichorium endivia
Cichorium crispum

French: Chicorée frisée


Origin: Mediterranean basin.

Etymology: from the Greek kikhorion; its old Latin name Ichorium intybus means “January plant” or “winter salad.” 

Compositae family.   

Chicory is a herbaceous annual plant. Its leaves become increasingly pale towards the core.

This is a variety of chicory with curly, deeply-indented, “disheveled” leaves.


ID 51542038 / Alessio Orrù / MSCOMM

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