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Taxon: Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus (L.) Benth.

Synonym of Cynara cardunculus L. subsp. cardunculus

Genus: Cynara
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Carduinae
Nomen number: 464153
Place of publication: Fl. austral. 3:459. 1867
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16484142
Name Verified on: 19-Dec-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Lanteri, S. et al. 2011. Morphology and SSR fingerprinting of newly developed Cynara cardunculus genotypes exploitable as ornamentals. Euphytica 184:311-321. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  2. Mauro, R. et al. 2009. Genetic diversity of globe artihoke landraces from Sicilian small-holdings: implications form evolution and domestication of the species. Conservation Genet. 10:431-440.
  3. Pignone, D. & G. Sonnante. 2004. Wild artichokes of south Italy: did the story begin here?. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 51:577-580. Note: lists as Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus (L.) Fiori
  4. Rottenberg, A. & D. Zohary. 1996. The wild ancestry of the cultivated artichoke. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 43:53-58. Note: list as Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus (L.) Fiori
  5. Rottenberg, A. et al. 1996. Isozyme relationships between cultivated artichoke and the wild relatives. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 43:59-62.
  6. Wiklund, A. 1992. The genus Cynara L. (Asteraceae: Cardueae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 109:75-123. Note: list as Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus (L.) Fiori

Check other web resources for Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus (L.) Benth. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=464153. Accessed 1 June 2020.