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Taxon: Cynara tournefortii Boiss. & Reut.

Genus: Cynara
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Carduinae
Nomen number: 464163
Place of publication: Diagn. pl. nov. hisp. 18; Biblioth. Universelle Genève sér. 3, 38:210. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Dec-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal (s.e.), Spain


  1. Robba, L. et al. 2005. The monophyly and evolution of Cynara L. (Asteraceae) sensu lato: evidence from the Internal Transcribed Spacer region of nrDNA Pl. Syst. Evol. 253:53-64.
  2. Wiklund, A. 1992. The genus Cynara L. (Asteraceae: Cardueae) Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 109:75-123.
  3. Wiklund, A. M. 2003. Arcyna, a new genus segregated from Cynara(Compositae) (Willdenowia) 33:63-68.

Check other web resources for Cynara tournefortii Boiss. & Reut. :

  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • 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?id=464163. Accessed 24 April 2019.