Scolymus hispanicus

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Noun1.Scolymus hispanicus - a golden thistle of southwestern Europe cultivated for its edible sweet roots and edible leaves and stalks; its yellow flowers are used as a substitute for saffron
golden thistle - any of several spiny Mediterranean herbs of the genus Scolymus having yellow flower heads
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Scolymus hispanicus Assnan Brassicaceae Farsetia hamiltonii Zaazaa Moricandia suffruticosa awlgaz Zilla spinosa Pois chiche sauvage-Boukhelala subsp.
Removal of Methylene Blue and Eriochrome Black T from aqueous solutions by biosorption on Scolymus hispanicus L.
for the first family and about Chrysanthemum myconis, Galactites tomentosa, Scolymus hispanicus and Sonchus spp.