Cicho'riium In'tybus, Chicory. -- Europe, naturalized in United States. Root with laticiferous vessels radiate, also is white, more woody, and has thinner bark than taraxacum. July collection contains 36 p.c. of inulin, bitter principle, etc., and has properties similar to taraxacum root, with which it often is mixed as an adulterant. Roasted root is frequently to adulterate coffee. C. Endiv'ia, Endive; Levant; cultivated for its bitter leaves.
Cichorium Intybus. Cichorium: transverse section.