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:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cichorium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cichorium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cichorium
Wikipedia: Cichorium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cichorium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cichorium

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Cichorium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1571, retrieved 2 February 2023

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