Beta-carotene: medium; vitamin E: low; riboflavin: low; folic acid: low; ascorbic acid: medium; calcium: low; iron: medium; protein: %. Young. EPPO code: BEAVV; Preferred name: Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris var. cicla; Authority: (Linnaeus) Arcangeli. Notes. Beet cultivated as a. Notes. BRIEF DESCRIPTION A beet with large crisp, fleshy leaf stalks and large leaves rather than enlarged roots. USES The midribs of the leaves are eaten.

Author: Jushicage Mikat
Country: Bermuda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Sex
Published (Last): 21 August 2011
Pages: 115
PDF File Size: 16.82 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.67 Mb
ISBN: 546-8-94070-388-1
Downloads: 51886
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vigrel

In the second edition of “Species Plantarum”Linnaeus separated the sea beet as its own species, Beta maritimaand left only the cultivated beets in Beta vulgaris. They grow best on pH-neutral to slightly alkaline soils containing plant nutrients and additionally Betx and Boron.

Var.ciicla vulgaris beet is a plant which is included in Betoideae subfamily in the Amaranthaceae family. As descendants var.clcla coastal plants, they tolerate salty soils and drought.

Chard or Swiss chard Beta vulgaris subsp. In Egyptian cuisinechard is commonly cooked with taro root and coriander in a light broth. I release it to the public domain.

Retrieved 21 May Cultivated beets are grown worldwide in regions without severe frosts. I am the originator of this photo. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

EPPO Global Database

Neelix at English Wikipedia. The present study was carried out in order to detect whether this plant, used in folk remedies for decreasing blood glucose levels, affects pancreatic B cells and blood glucose. All cultivars fall into the subspecies Beta vulgaris subsp.


But, in a diabetic group given chard extract, an increase in the number of B cells of Langerhans islets and in the secretory granules were noted, together with many hypertrophic Golgi apparatus vulgarris granules of low densities.

Retrieved 19 January Roman and Jewish literary sources suggest that in the 1st century BC the domestic beet was represented in the Mediterranean basin primarily by leafy forms like chard and spinach beet. Pages using Tropicos template without author names Webarchive template webcite links Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Wikipedia articles needing clarification from February Articles with unsourced statements from November Taxonbars with 30—34 taxon IDs.

In the Northern Hemisphere, chard is typically ready to harvest as early as April and lasts through May.

Chard ‘Rhubarb Chard’

They are also pickled. Public domain Public domain false false. The pigments are contained in cell vacuoles. An International Journal of Medicine.

Leaf vegetables Amaranthaceae Edible plants. Look up chard in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Archived from the original e-book on There are two rankless cultivar groups for chard: The species description of Beta vulgaris was made in by Carl Linnaeus in Species Plantarumat the same time creating the genus Beta.


The upper leaves are smaller, their blades are rhombic to narrowly lanceolate. Domestication of plants in the old world: Chenopodiaceae pro parte majore.

vulgatis Chard Beta vulgaris L. Chard is one of the hardier leafy greens, with a harvest season typically lasting longer than kalespinach or baby greens. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. The roots and leaves of the beet have been used in traditional medicine to treat a wide variety of ailments. Koch Flavescens GroupB.

Betacyanin in beetroot may cause red urine in people who are unable to break it down. Chard can be harvested while the leaves are young and tender, or after maturity when they are larger and have slightly tougher stems.

Archived from the original PDF on Sea beet Beta vulgaris subsp.

Beta vulgaris var. cicla – Plantinfo – EVERYTHING and ANYTHING about plants in SA

The “earthy” taste of some beetroot cultivars comes from the presence of geosmin. Young leaves of the garden beet are sometimes used similarly. Indicaxanthin has been shown as a powerful protective antioxidant for thalassemia and prevents the breakdown of alpha-tocopherol Vitamin E.