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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

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

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=18071. Accessed 15 November 2018.