genus Cynara


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Noun1.genus Cynara - artichokegenus Cynara - artichoke; cardoon      
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
artichoke, artichoke plant, Cynara scolymus, globe artichoke - Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head
cardoon, Cynara cardunculus - southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots
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Cynara cardunculus is the most spread and cultivated species within the genus Cynara. Due to morphological properties, the botanical species C.
The study of secondary metabolites of the genus Cynara indicate that polyphenolic compounds, mainly caffeic acid derivatives and flavonoids, play important role in the biological activity.