EPPO Global Database

Cichorium intybus var. sativum(CICIS)

Code created in: 2002-02-07

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CICIS
  • Preferred name: Cichorium intybus var. sativum
  • Authority: Lamarck & de Candolle


A cultivated form of C. intybus, grown for its roots which are ground and roasted to produce a substitute for coffee 

Common names
Name Language
coffee chicory English
large-rooted chicory English
Kaffeezichorie German
Wurzelzichorie German
chicorée à café French
chicorée à grosses racines French
achicoria de café Spanish
radicheta Spanish
cicoria de caffe Italian
cicoria radicchia Italian
cichorei Dutch
chicoria-de-café Portuguese
cikoria Swedish
cykoria podróżnik siewna Polish