small genus of thistlelike herbs of the Mediterranean region
Syn: ↑genus Scolymus
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑golden thistle

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\\ˈskäləməs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin scolymos, a kind of thistle, from Greek skolymos
: a small genus of thistlelike herbs (family Compositae) of the Mediterranean region having flower heads with only ray flowers — see golden thistle

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  • Scolymus — Scolymus, 1) (S. L., Golddistel), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Compositae Cichoraceae Scolymeae, 19. Kl. 1. Ordn., allgemeiner Kelch dachig, die Spreublättchen des Fruchtbodens die Achene einschließend u. an diese angewachsen, daher die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • SCOLYMUS — Graece Σκόλυμος, male cum cinara seu carduo nonnullis confunditur, cinara enim seu cactus aut earduus Graeciae ignotus prorsus. At Scolymum in cibis Oriens et tota Graecia receperat. Plin. l. 22. c. 22. Scolymum quoque in cibis recepit Oriens et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Scolymus —   Scolymus …   Wikipedia Español

  • Scolymus — Scolyme Scolymus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scolymus — Taxobox name = PAGENAME image width = 240px image caption = Scolymus maculatus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Cichorieae genus = Scolymus genus authority = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Scolymus — ID 76680 Symbol Key SCOLY Common Name goldenthistle Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CA, NC, NY, PA Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Scolymus L. — Symbol SCOLY Common Name goldenthistle Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • scolymus — scol·y·mus …   English syllables

  • Scolymus hispanicus — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • SCOLYMUS HISPANICUS L. - СКОЛИМУС ИСПАНСКИЙ — см. 981. Однолетнее растение. Двулетнее растение. S. hispanicus L. Сколимус. испанский Sp. pl. (1753) 813. Bois (1927) 283. Corrêa 2 (1931) 45. S у n. Myscolus microcephalus Cass.; M. hispanicus (L.) Dietr. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. golden… …   Справочник растений

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