Is it cilantro or coriander?

Cilantro, or Chinese parsley, is the name given to the leaves of the coriander plant (Coriandrum sativum). Devour Asia outline the difference between cilantro & coriander below:

Is it cilantro or coriander?

‘In its vegetative stage, it is called cilantro (also the culinary term for the leaves). After the plant reaches the flowering stage, it is coriander. Coriander is also the culinary term for the dried fruits (popularly referred to as “seeds”) which are used as a spice.’

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