|Latin Name :||Coriandrum sativum|
|English Name :||Coriander (leaves)|
|French Name :||Coriandre (feuilles)|
|Family :||Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)|
|Origin :||India, Hungary, Egypt|
History and Origin
Coriander is an herbaceous plant. It measures around 60 centimeters in height. Its leaves are large and toothed. Its white or pale pink flowers are typical to Apiaceae family and organized in umbels. Coriander is a very ancient specie. It has been cultivated for over 3 000 years. Coriander seeds were found in Egyptian tombs dating back to 1085-945 B.C.