Saturday, 27 January 2018

Reichardia tingitana (L.) Roth - Cyprus

Reichardia is a genus of plants in the dandelion tribe within the daisy family native to the Mediterranean and western Asia. In Crete, Greece the leaves and tender shoots of a variety of Reichardia picroides called galatsida (γαλατσίδα) are eaten raw, boiled, cooked in steam or browned with olive oil by the locals. Brighteyes is a common name for plants in this genus.

Photos Mitsero  18/1/2015 by George Konstantinou

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