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Na horta e no jardim

Cardos há muitos e estes, para além dos burros, comêmo-los nós também.

Alcachofras ( Cynara scolymus) no Jardim das Aromáticas de Serralves- Junho 2006

«Le mot [artichaut ], apparu à la Renaissance, est emprunté à son ancien nom arabe (ارضي شوكي Ardhi chaouki aujourdhui الخرشف al-kharshûf) épines de la terre par l'intermédiaire du lombard articioc.» (in Wikipedia fr)

«Not known in the wild, it probably arose from a form of C. cardunculus» (in Plants For A Future )

«It is one of the world's oldest cultivated vegetables, grown by the Greeks and the Romans in the heyday of their power. It was introduced into this country in the early sixteenth century both as a vegetable and an ornamental plant in monastery gardens. » (in A Modern Herbal Artichoke, Globe - Herb Profile and Information )

1 comentário :

bettips disse...

Isto é comigo, roxos à parte, amigos com elas, alcachofras mágicas? Que bonita esta luz!