Celery is a marshland plant and a type of vegetable, often used in salad. They are succulent, crunchy, and it is a U shaped on the cross-section. It has a long fibrous stalk tapering into leaves. It is also known as “a bunch of celery” because it consists of 10 to 12 individual pale green stalks. Depending on location and cultivar, the celery’s stalks, leaves, or hypocotyl are eaten and used in cooking. Its seed is also used as a spice, and its extracts have been used in herbal medicine.
Species: A. graveolens
Binomial name: Apium graveolens