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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 813. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Status: Introduced


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33. Cichorium L. (chicory)

(Kiers-van der Steen, 2000)

About 6 species, Europe, Asia, Africa, introduced widely in the New World.

The other commercially important member of the genus is C. endivia L., endive, which is cultivated as a salad vegetable and also was a popular plant for physiological and developmental research in the past (Vuilleumier, 1973).

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