onopordon definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of composite flowers associated with the tribe Cynaroideæ as well as the subtribe Carduineæ, characterized by the pilose filaments and foveolate receptacle.
    • a genus of Eurasian herbs associated with the family Compositae with prickly foliage and large purplish plants

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