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L Cynara cardunculus subsp. flavescens Wiklund is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Cynara cardunculus L. in the genus Cynara (family Compositae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 9A91F3FD-3AA3-4C9B-B6EB-F595C23F3B91) with original publication details: Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 109: 120 (1992) 120 1992.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cynara cardunculus var. sativa Moris. Synonym L TICA
Cynara cardunculus subsp. scolymus (L.) Hegi Synonym L TICA
Cynara cardunculus subsp. scolymus (L.) Beger Synonym L TICA
Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus (L.) Fiori Synonym L TICA
Cynara communis Lam. Synonym M TICA
Cynara esculenta Salisb. Synonym M TICA
Cynara hortensis Mill. Synonym M TICA

The species Cynara cardunculus L. has a further 17 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-71354.

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