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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scolymus, genus Scolymusnoun

    small genus of thistlelike herbs of the Mediterranean region


  1. scolymus

    Scolymus is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family (Asteraceae). This genus is native to the Mediterranean region, but some species have been introduced elsewhere. The plant species in this genus are commonly known as golden thistles. These are usually perennial plants with spiny leaves and yellow florets. They grow in open sunny lands and are often used in traditional medicine.


  1. Scolymus

    Scolymus is a genus of three species of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region and western Europe north to northwestern France. Like other related plants also called thistles, they are annual or perennial herbaceous plants with spiny leaves and stems, However, Scolymus is not a true thistle, but rather it is a member of the chicory tribe. They grow to 20-90 cm tall, with bright yellow flowerheads. There are three species: ⁕Scolymus grandiflorus – Large-flowered Golden Thistle ⁕Scolymus hispanicus – Common Golden Thistle or Spanish Oyster Thistle ⁕Scolymus maculatus – Spotted Golden Thistle

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Scolymus

    A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE with a name that is similar to CYNARA SCOLYMUS. Members contain taraxasteryl acetate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scolymus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scolymus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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