Cynara cardunculus

Definitions of Cynara cardunculus
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n southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots

Synonyms:
cardoon
Type of:
vegetable
any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower

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