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  1. culantro(Noun)

    The tropical herb Eryngium foetidum, native to Mexico and South America but cultivated worldwide, used medicinally and in Caribbean cuisine.


  1. Culantro

    Eryngium foetidum is a tropical perennial and annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Common names include culantro, Mexican coriander and long coriander. It is native to Mexico and South America, but is cultivated worldwide. In the United States, where it is not well known outside Latino communities, the name culantro sometimes causes confusion with Coriandrum sativum, the leaves of which are known as cilantro, and which culantro is said to taste like.

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