9553.000 Cichorium L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Stems solitary, leafy, with divaricate branching. Capitula solitary and terminal or in small clusters arranged along the branches. Phyllaries in 2 series. Receptacular scales usually 0. Ligules blue (rarely pink or white). Achenes obconic, obscurely 5-angled, smooth, glabrous. Pappus of 1-2 series of short blunt scales.

Worldwide: 7 species in Europe, the Mediterranean and Ethiopia

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Cichorium intybus

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intybus L.McDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cichorium:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Cichorium
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Cichorium

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cichorium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cichorium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cichorium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cichorium
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iNaturalist: Cichorium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cichorium
JSTOR Plant Science: Cichorium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cichorium
Plants of the World Online: Cichorium
Tropicos: Cichorium
Wikipedia: Cichorium

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Cichorium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1571, retrieved 18 April 2024

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