Collard green is a green vegetable belonging to the Acephala group which also contains green vegetables such as broccoli and cabbage. It is usually found in Portugal, Brazil and parts of the United States. In India, it is found mostly in Kashmir and most of the dishes cooked in Kashmiri houses contain collard greens. It is grown for its huge, dark-colored, edible green leaves. This plant is known as ‘couve’ in Brazil and Portugal.