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IBSARESDUAmerican University of Beirut
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English Name
White mustard
Scientific Name
Sinapis alba
Arabic Name
خردل
Transliteration
Khardal
Description
Leaves radish like, hairy. Stems many soft tender when young becoming hard at maturity. Flowers cross like, yellow, about 1.5 cm in diameter, producing fruits with long hairy flattened beaks.
Seasonality
Leaves and young shoots: January- March, Flowers: March-June
Locality
N/A
Habitat
Waste grounds and roadsides of shady and humid places
Medical Properties
N/A
Edible Portions
Leaves and young shoots are eaten fresh or in salad often with yogurt
MOC
Salads ***See recipe
Family
Brassicaeae (Cruciferae)
Compounds
Therapeutic Uses
recipes
White mustard yoghurt salad
 
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