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Taxon: Gundelia tournefortii L.

 
Genus: Gundelia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Scolyminae
Nomen number: 18071
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:814. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • a'kub  (Source: Econ Bot) - Transliterated Arabic

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide L Edible Pl; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Turkmenistan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  4. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979, 1986. Index nomina genericorum Note: 1979; suppl. 1986
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  8. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  9. Lev-Yadun, S. 1999. Traditional use of A'kub (Gundelia tournefortii), in Israel and the Palestinian Authority area. Econ. Bot. 53:217-223.
  10. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  11. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  12. Parsa, A. 1943-1952. Flore de l'Iran.
  13. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  14. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  15. Täckholm, V. 1974. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2.
  16. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  17. 1964. Turk Biol. Derg. 14:5-9.

Check other web resources for Gundelia tournefortii L. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?18071. Accessed 21 October 2019.