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Gai lan

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Gai lan
Gai lan
SpeciesBrassica oleracea
Cultivar groupAlboglabra Group

Chinese broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra) is a leaf vegetable. It has thick, flat, glossy blue-green leaves. It also has thick stems, and florets similar to broccoli.[1] It is also called Chinese kale, Gai lan, kai-lan, or jie lan. It is a variety of Brassica oleracea. It's cultivar group is alboglabra.[2]

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  1. "Brassica oleracea L. var. alboglabra (L. H. Bailey) Musil GRIN-Global". npgsweb.ars-grin.gov. Retrieved 2021-05-12.
  2. Cummings, Patrick Jean (2011). A dictionary of Hong Kong English : words from the fragrant harbor. Hans-Georg Wolf. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. ISBN 978-988-8053-81-0. OCLC 768121220.