Kerguelen cabbage

noun
Ker·​gue·​len cabbage | \ ˈkərgələ̇n-, ¦kergə¦len- \

Definition of Kerguelen cabbage

: an herb (Pringlea antiscorbutica) of the family Cruciferae of the island of Kerguelen that is unique in its family in being wind-pollinated

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from Kerguelen island in the southern Indian ocean

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“Kerguelen cabbage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kerguelen%20cabbage. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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