Sellerie

Nahaufnahme einer wachsenden Sellerie-Plantage (Blattgemüse) im Gemüsegarten

Apium graveolens

Synonyme:
Ajmoda
Celery (Wikipedia)

Celery
Illustration Apium graveolens0.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Apiales
Family:Apiaceae
Genus:Apium
Species:
A. graveolens
Binomial name
Apium graveolens
L.
Synonyms
  • Apium graveolens subsp. dulce (Mill.) Schübl. & G. Martens

Celery (Apium graveolens) is a marshland plant in the family Apiaceae that has been cultivated as a vegetable since antiquity. Celery has a long fibrous stalk tapering into leaves. Depending on location and cultivar, either its stalks, leaves or hypocotyl are eaten and used in cooking. Celery seed is also used as a spice and its extracts have been used in herbal medicine.

Celery (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From French céleri, from Lombard sèller, from Latin selīnum, from Ancient Greek σέλῑνον (sélīnon). Displaced English march (celery, smallage) and smallage (wild celery).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛl.ə.ɹi/
  • Homophone: salary (in some accents)

Noun

celery (usually uncountable, plural celeries)

  1. A European herb
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