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Common name

English: Cardoon

German: Artischocke

Portuguese: Cardo-do-coalho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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