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Cactus

any plant of the family Cactaceae, a large group of succulents found almost entirely in the New World. A cactus plant is conspicuous for its fleshy

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Cannabis

Psychoactive substances obtained from Cannabis sativa or Indian hemp are the oldest euphoriants. Also called marijuana, these substances do not

Carambola

Also called carambola, the pretty star fruit is widely grown in tropical and subtropical regions. The cylindrical, yellow-green fruit has thick,

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Caraway

Caraway ( Carum carvi, Apiaceae) ‘seeds’ (actually fruits) are used as a spice and flavour. (See: Spices and flavours , Table S.12 ) The plant is a

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Cardamom

Source: Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton var. cardamomum (syn. E. cardamomum var. miniscula Burkill) (Family Zingibe-raceae). Common/vernacular names:

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Carrots

common name for some members of the Umbelliferae, a family (also called the parsley family) of chiefly biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate

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Cashew nut

Native to South America, the cashew tree was introduced to India by the Portuguese and is now grown in many other tropical parts of the world,

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Cassava

( kӘsä'vӘ ) or manioc măn'ēŏk , name for many species of the genus Manihot of the family Euphorbiaceae ( spurge family). The roots, which resemble

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Catnip

Source: Nepeta cataria L. (Family Lamiaceae). Common/vernacular names: Catnep, catnip, and catmint. Gray, hairy, erect, branched perennial, 40-100 cm

Charcoal

substance obtained by partial burning or carbonization (destructive distillation ) of organic material. It is largely pure carbon . The entry of air