Radish – Botanical name and family

Botanical name of Radish

Botanical Name of Radish with Family

Botanical Name of Radish – It is a versatile plant of the Brassiseki or Cabbage group, which was grown in the Asia region before Roman times. This crop has special importance in our food and medicine in ayurveda.

Radishes are grown and eaten around the world, mostly in the form of salads. And both the tuber and the leaf are used to make vegetables also. It is specially used in Ayurvedic. Due to which many types of diseases are used for treatment.

Botanical NameRaphanus sativus

Family – Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)

English Name – Radish

Local Name – Muli, Daikon

Use  – Vegetable and salad

Edible Part – Root and leaf

Scientific classification of Radish

Kingdom:         Plantae

Clade:               Tracheophytes

Phylum: Spermatophyta

Subphylum:             Angiosperms

Clade:              Eudicots (Two seed leaves upon germination)

Clade:              Rosids

Order:             Brassicales

Family:         Brassicaceae

Genus:         Raphanus

Species:    R. raphanistrum

Subspecies:      R. r. subsp. Sativus

Cultivar group         White Daikon

Trinomial name

Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus


Raphanus sativus L.

Type of Raphanus sativus







As you know that Raphanus sativus is a very favorite vegetable or salad, it can be cooked and eaten raw. It is also used to make shoop, and other food items are also prepared by processing it. That is, it is used in many dishes. Due to its mild flavor, cold is cured.

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