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scorzonera

(ˌskɔːrtsəˈnɛərə)
n
(Plants) a plant of the modern genus Scorzonera, esp S. Hispanica or black salsify, cultivated in Europe for its root which is used as a vegetable
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Noun1.scorzonera - perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrotsscorzonera - perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
black salsify, scorzonera - long black salsify
genus Scorzonera - genus of narrow-leaved European herbs
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.scorzonera - long black salsify
salsify - either of two long roots eaten cooked
black salsify, scorzonera, Scorzonera hispanica, viper's grass - perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
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Scorzonera spp###Jurinea dolomiaea Boiss###Aconitum laeve###Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn.###Carum carvi, L
* Bosgelmez-Tinaz G, Ulusoy S, Ugur A, Ceylan O (2007) Inhibition of QS-regulated behaviors by Scorzonera sandrasica.
Eto yn yr adran hon, rydan ni'n cael lluniau eithriadol, fel y llun o gwellt y wiber (Scorzonera humulis; Viper's grass), un o blanhigion prin Cymru, a dynnwyd yng Nghefn Cribwr yn Sir Forgannwg.
Effects of pollen quality and quality on reproduction and offspring vigor in the rare plant Scorzonera humitis (Asteraceae).
Species Morphological characteristics Shape Color Scorzonera liciniata L.
Ayadi, "Effect of extraction solvents on the biomolecules and antioxidant properties of Scorzonera undulata (Asteraceae): application of factorial design optimization phenolic extraction," Acta Scientiarum Polonorum, Technologia Alimentaria, vol.
Guests will be intrigued by scorzonera, similar in some respects to salsify but even less seldom seen.