Coriandrum

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Coriandrum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Coriandrum
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Species

Coriandrum is a genus of herbs in the Apiaceae family containing the cultivated species Coriandrum sativum (coriander) and the wild species Coriandrum tordylium. The leaves and seeds of Coriandrum sativum are used in cooking. The leaves are often referred to as cilantro in North America.

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