Amarshland plant in the familyApiaceae, has been cultivated as avegetablesince antiquity. Celery has a long fibrous stalk tapering into leaves. Depending on location and cultivar, either its stalks, leaves, orhypocotylare eaten and used in cooking.
Celery seed is also used as a spice; its extracts are used in medicines.
Celery leaves arepinnateto bipinnate with rhombic leaflets 3–6 cm (1.2–2.4 in) long and 2–4 cm broad. The flowers are creamy-white, 2–3 mm in diameter, and are produced in dense compoundumbels. The seeds are broad ovoid to globose, 1.5–2 mm long and wide. Moderncultivarshave been selected for solidpetioles, leaf stalks.A celery stalk readily separates into "strings" which are bundles of angularcollenchymacells exterior to thevascular bundles.
Botanical Name Family Part Used Packaging & Labelling
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Apium graveolens Apiaceae Fruit As per buyer's requirement