Scolymus hispanicus L.

Common name

English: Common goldenthistle

German: Spanische Golddistel

Portuguese: Cangarinha, Cardo-de-ouro, Escólimo-da-Espanha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Scolymus (1)

           Epithet: hispanicus L. (1)

Synonym: Scolymus grandiflorus Desf.

grandiflorus => with flowers larger than the normal

hispanicus => of Spanish origin

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Scolymus hispanicus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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