Bolivian Coriander

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Bolivian coriander
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Tageteae
Genus: Porophyllum
Species: P. ruderale
Binomial name
Porophyllum ruderale

Bolivian coriander, quillquiña (also spelled quirquiña or quilquiña), killi, or papalo is an herbaceous plant whose leaves can be used as a seasoning. Their taste has been described as "somewhere between arugula, cilantro and rue." The plant is commonly grown in Mexico and South America for use in salsas. When full-grown, this annual grows to about 5 feet in height and 3 feet in diameter.

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