Cynara cardunculus L.

Common name

English: Cardoon

German: Artischocke

Portuguese: Cardo-do-coalho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2289)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2191)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1851)

      Order: Asterales (196)

        Family: Asteraceae (196) (family description)

          Genus: Cynara (5)

           Epithet: cardunculus L. (2)

cardunculus => diminutive of Carduus (thistle)

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Cynara cardunculus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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