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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Cynara

globe artichoke

Hierarchical position of the Genus Cynara

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Asteridae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 405. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Asteranae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 451. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Asterales Lindl.
pub. 1833
   Familia  Asteraceae Dumort.
pub. Comment. Bot.: 55. Nov-Dec 1822.
common name: Sunflowers
   Subfamilia  Cynaroideae (Durande) Chevall.
pub. Fl. G�n. Env. Paris 2: 557. 5 Jan 1828.
   Tribus  Cynareae Lam. & DC.
pub. Syn. Pl. Fl. Gall.: 267. 30 Jun 1806.
   Genus  Cynara L.
pub. (1753)
common name: cynara

Named members of the Genus Cynara

   Species  cardunculus L.
common name: cardoon, cynara, cardoni  (Italian)
   Species  scolymus L.
common name: globe artichoke

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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