artichoke plant

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Noun1.artichoke plant - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower headartichoke plant - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
artichoke, globe artichoke - a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart
Cynara, genus Cynara - artichoke; cardoon
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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Disease index in grafting Jerusalem artichoke plant when inoculated with microorganism and Sclerotium rolfsii Microorganism (1/) S.
As punishment for the deception of Cynara, his mortal seductress turned goddess, he transformed her into the artichoke plant.
If you live in Los Angeles, there is not much chance that you will see an artichoke plant growing in someone's garden or, if you do, you probably will not recognize it.
Each artichoke is actually a bud or flower of an artichoke plant.
Introduced in Italy in 1949, Cynar is made from the leaves of the artichoke plant, or Cynara scolymus, and bottled at 16.
Though they're called babies, these little artichokes are actually fully mature (albeit small and tender) artichokes that have grown low on the stalk, in the shade of the frondlike leaves of the artichoke plant.
It was found that maximal leaf yields were observed in most cases with first (early) harvest from total three harvests within one growth period of the artichoke plant (Honermeier and Goettmann, 2010).
If you are familiar with the white, lacy-leafed Artemisias, wormwoods, or Dusty Millers, you can appreciate the appearance of the artichoke plant, since it is nothing more than a gigantic version of these more familiar perennials.
But if you have space for a large, bold vegetable with great ornamental value, don't forget to include an artichoke plant or two.
equiseti did not cause visible symptoms on Jerusalem artichoke plants and were classified as non-pathogenic.