Present distribution Scientific name: Gundelia tournefortii L. Grows in batha, shrub-steppe, in Mediterranean woodland and shrubland, semi steppe shrublands, shrub steppe, montane vegetation MODZ In the non-coloured areas the plant is unlikely to establish as the climate, soil or landuse is not presently suitable. Restrict human access?
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We are adding search terms and icons to those plants pages, and providing a range of search options aligned to categories of plants and crop yields, with Help facilities including videos. Cultivated Beds;. It is a sought after vegetable. Immature flowering heads - cooked. Used like globe artichokes. Leaves - cooked[46, 61, ]. Root - cooked. Seed - cooked. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.
Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. None known. Edible Shrubs provides detailed information, attractively presented, on over 70 shrub species. They have been selected to provide a mix of different plant sizes and growing conditions. Most provide delicious and nutritious fruit, but many also have edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, or they yield edible or useful oil. Prefers a sandy peaty soil. Requires a sunny position and a well-drained soil.
Cultivated in Jerusalem as a vegetable. Celsius Fahrenheit:. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.
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Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Author L. For a list of references used on this page please go here. This plant, if I am not wrong, is Kangar Persian and is widely used in greater Persia, Iran and its neighboring countries for making a very famous stew Khoreshte Kangar. The thorns on the leaves are cut and discarded. The remainder of the leaves are cut inch-long with chopped parsely and mint, sauteed and slowly cooked with chunks of lamb meat with spices, etc.
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Follow Us:. Gundelia tournefortii - L. Range W. Translate this page:. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Insects. Suitable for: light sandy and medium loamy soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic alkaline soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil. Our new book Edible Shrubs is now available.
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Tournefort’s gundelia (Gundelia tournefortii)
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Kangar Gundelia tournefortii belongs to Rosaceae family that grows in rangeland and is used in many fields. This plant has a variety of minerals and is used in vegetarian dishes. But this plant like as other important plans may be threatened with extinction from over harvesting and should be protected. Therefore, the aim of this study is to identify the traditional use of this plant and survey the modern methods of harvesting that have caused habitat destruction and threatened the health of the plant in Karvan district, west of Isfahan province in Iran. This information has been obtained on the basis of objective observation and questioning local people. Studies indicate that G.