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Daucus carota var. sativa Hoffm.


Description from Flora of China

Daucus carota subsp. sativa (Hoffmann) Archangeli.

Taproot thickened, elongate terete or clavate, fleshy, reddish, reddish-yellow, or yellow.

The root is widely used as a vegetable (carrot).

Widely cultivated in China [of cultivated origin; cultivated worldwide].


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