WATERCRESS, SAI YEUNG CHOI
Watercress is an aquatic plant species with the botanical name Nastrum officinale. This term should not be missplaced with Tropaeolum. Watercress is a rapidly growing, aquatic or semi-aquatic, perennial plant native to Europe and Asia. It is one of the oldest known leaf vegetable consumed by humans. It a member of the family Brassicaceae, botanically related to garden cress, mustard, radish, and wasabi – all noteworth for their piquant flavor.