Chrysanthemum Coronarium flower-Shingku-Chop Suey Greens

Garland chrysanthemum-Chrysanthemum Coronarium, for some is just a pretty flower but for many, a precious vegetable.
Crown daisy, on its other name, is a leaf vegetable in the genus Chrysanthemum, native to the Mediterranean and East Asia.
The plant is not just rich in minerals but it contains various antioxidants in its stem, leaf and root tissues.
Chrysanthemum Coronarium flower-Shingku-Chop Suey Greens
Shingku-Chop Suey Greens
This popular green vegetable is also known as Chop Suey Greens or shungiku in Japan. It is widely used in soups and stir fry dishes or added to green salads in China, Korea and Vietnam, as well.

Chrysanthemum Coronarium flower-Glebionis coronaria
See also a pink, pompom chrysanthemum.


Karin M. said...

Das sind fantastische Aufnahmen....wunderschön......
LG: Karin

Tina´s PicStory said...

Very beautiful!:)

Linda said...

What beautiful photos!! Enjoying learning about the 'chopped suey greens'!!

Joyful said...

Beautiful. I've posted to my blog and want to link up but I don't see a linky button.

Karen @ Pieces of Contentment said...

A beautiful and useful plant.

Joyful said...

Hello and thank you so much for getting back to me. I'll be sure to link up when your linky is ready :-) thank you too for the encouragement. I don't know a lot of names of flowers so from time to time I hope people can help me identify them.

Maia T said...


I'm glad you are here.
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Looking forward to see you there and thanks for joining.

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Jama said...

Stunning macro, I love it!

Joanne Olivieri said...

Maia, Exquisite Photos. They are so bright and beautiful. Thanks for sharing them.

Angelgirlpj said...

I love your pictures. I can almost smell them:0)

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