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First Reading

Pauline  •  Link

William Crosby on Wed 10 Mar 2004, 11:43 pm | Link

No really colewarts are described at Killer Plants.com as follows:

When John Gerard wrote The Herbal in 1597, he mentioned that Theophrastus (4th century BCE) and Pliny the Elder (1st century AD) recognized three

Second Reading

Bill  •  Link

Brassica is called ... in English Cole and Colewort, and the Sort of Cole which makes an Head, which we call Cabbage, is in Latin Brassica Capitata; so the Cole so remarkable for its Flower, which we call Cole-Flower, or more commonly Cauly-Flower, is in Latin Brassica florida...
---Dictionarium Botanicum. R. Bradley, 1728.

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