Acephala Group


Acephala Group

The Acephala Group is a cultivar group for the species "Brassica oleracea". It includes the following:

* kale
* collard greens
* spring greens


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  • Acephala — may refer to:* The Acephala Group, a cultivar group of Brassica oleracea that includes kale, collard greens, and spring greens * Acephala, Georges Cuvier s name for the class Bivalvia * Acephala, an Argentinian rock band …   Wikipedia

  • Acephala — A*ceph a*la, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, adj. neut. pl., headless. See {Acephal}.] (Zo[ o]l.) That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kale — For other meanings, see Kale (disambiguation). Kale Curly kale Details Species Brassi …   Wikipedia

  • Brassica oleracea — Wild Cabbage plants Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Collard greens — Berza redirects here. For the village in Romania see Santa Mare Collard greens A bundle of collard greens Details …   Wikipedia

  • Spring greens — Infobox Cultivar | name = Spring greens species = Brassica oleracea group = Acephala Group origin = unknown subdivision = unknown: Spring green redirects here. For the Wisconsin city, see Spring Green, Wisconsin. For the color, see Spring green… …   Wikipedia

  • Cruciferous vegetables — This article is about the use of Brassicaceae as food. For a botanical description of plants in this family (whether or not used for food), see Brassicaceae. Cabbage plants Vegetables of the family Brassicaceae (also called Cruciferae) are called …   Wikipedia

  • Cabbage — This article is about the vegetable. For other uses, see Cabbage (disambiguation). Cabbage Cabbage and its cross section Details …   Wikipedia

  • collard — /kol euhrd/, n. 1. a variety of kale, Brassica oleracea acephala, grown in the southern U.S., having a rosette of green leaves. 2. collards. Also called collard greens. the leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable. [1745 55; var. of COLEWORT,… …   Universalium

  • kale — /kayl/, n. 1. Also called borecole. a cabbagelike cultivated plant, Brassica oleracea acephala, of the mustard family, having curled or wrinkled leaves: used as a vegetable. 2. Scot. cabbage. 3. Slang. money. Also, kail. [1250 1300; ME cale,… …   Universalium