Taxon: Scolymus hispanicus L.

 
Genus: Scolymus
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Cichorioideae
      Tribe: Cichorieae
        Subtribe: Scolyminae
Nomen number: 33399
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:813. 1753
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: adulterant (of saffron fide Cornucopia)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Cornucopia; Pl Book)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Krasnodar; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Iran; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Libya
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Victoria
  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New York, - Pennsylvania
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile

  • Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Poland; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom

References:

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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. 1995 (L Egypt)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
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  • Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. 1979 (L Macar ed2)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
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  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
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