Historical notes on horseradish

@article{Courter2008HistoricalNO,
  title={Historical notes on horseradish},
  author={J. Courter and A. M. Rhodes},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={156-164}
}
Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana Gaertn., Mey. & Scherb.) is a hardy perennial of the Cruciferae. The plant is thought to be indigenous to temperate eastern Europe and probably has been in cultivation for less than 2,000 years. The ancient writers, Dioscorides of Greece and Pliny of Rome, listed horseradish underThlaspi orPersicon; the early Renaissance herbalists, as Mattioli and Gerard, underRaphanus; Linnaeus under the genusCochlearia; today’s taxonomists under the genusArmoracia. The… Expand

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