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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Medit.
Cynara cardunculus

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
alcachofa, cardo

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2200 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
It is a perennial herb to 2 m high with leaves to 80 cm long and 40 cm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Large capitula (6–8 cm) with purple florets
Distribution
originating from the Mediterranean area. It has been reported from K4 (Muguga) andT3 (Lushoto).

[FTEA]
Use
The fleshy phyllaries are eaten.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Canary Is., France, Italy, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Portugal, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, California, Colombia, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, Ethiopia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Ireland, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Marianas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Netherlands, New South Wales, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Queensland, Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, South Australia, South European Russi, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Cynara cardunculus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Rogers, F.A. [27450], Canary Is. K001091195
Garland, G.R. [33], Canary Is. K001091190
Andrews, R.J. [9], Canary Is. K001091189
Bourgeau, E. [461], Canary Is. K001091191
Sprague, T.A. [500], Canary Is. K001091193
Bonnet, E. [s.n.], Canary Is. K001091194
Sprague, T.A. [500], Canary Is. K001091192
Andrews, S. [475], Canary Is. K001091188

First published in Sp. Pl.: 827 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee in Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Asteraceae, part 1 Flora of North America North of Mexico 19: 1-579. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ali, S.I. & Qaiser, M. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Pakistan 223: 1-363. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2011). Compositae. Euro+Med Plantbase The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.

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Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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