Raphanus sativus flower and flower buds

Radish Flower and Buds

Raphanus sativus flowers


Raphanus sativus flowers


Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Brassicales
Family:     Brassicaceae
Genus:     Raphanus
Species:     R. sativus
Binomial name
Raphanus sativus

The radish (Raphanus sativus) is an edible root vegetable.

It being mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable.

Radish leaves are sometimes used in recipes, like potato soup or as a sauteed side dish. They are also found blended with fruit juices in some recipes.