vegetable kingdom


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vegetable kingdom

n.
The group of living organisms that are not animals, including the plants and fungi.
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With more than 1,500 species colonising a multitude of habitats from sea level to 12,000 feet, bamboo is a phenomenon of the vegetable kingdom.
Herbs are in the vegetable kingdom, in botany, which is why they are often referred to as 'botanical medicines'.
Brussels sprouts, kale, collards, kohlrabi and cabbage are all varieties of this same species, with the potential to pollinate one another and create exotic new additions to the vegetable kingdom.
Spinach, collards, kale, dandelion greens, mustard greens, and Swiss chard are the decathletes of the vegetable kingdom.
Rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, and low in calories, cabbage is indeed the gastronomical head of the vegetable kingdom.
The duo also visited the Herb Garden and Vegetable Kingdom where they were filmed eating baked beetroot and traditional Carlin peas both grown at the gardens, home of charity Garden Organic.
No bees with their lovely lumpy sacs of pollen on their legs = no fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom.
It is one example of drawing comparisons between humans and the vegetable kingdom.
As the title of one work has it, In the Garden: Scientists dreamed of penetrating this forbidden vegetable kingdom that was Asia.
Some are called fish fatty acids since they are found in fish and shellfish, while others are from the vegetable kingdom.