Achillea ligustica All.

First published in Auct. Syn. Meth. Stirp. Hort. Regii Taur.: 17 (1773)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Medit. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.


Native to:

Algeria, Corse, France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Morocco, Sardegna, Sicilia, Tunisia, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Germany, Great Britain, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Spain, Vermont


Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Benedi, C. & al. (eds.) in Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora Iberica 16(III): 1453-2353. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Benedi, C. & al. (eds.) in Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2019). Flora Iberica 16(III): 1453-2353. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] Morocco K002333106 Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K002333108 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337173 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Portugal K000942126 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002337198 Yes
{Requien} [232] France K002337131 Yes
Huter, R.; Porta, P. [263] Italy K000942125 Unknown Type Material Yes
Orphanides, T.G. [1141] Greece K002337143 Yes
Atchley, S.C. [2331] Greece K002337132 Yes
Druce, G.C. [365/7] United Kingdom K002337114 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337174 Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K002333105 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] Algeria K002333100 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337192 Yes
Porta, P.; Rigo, G. [211] Italy K002337167 Yes
Orphanides, T.G. [1141] Greece K002337142 Yes
Reverchon, E. [212] Italy K002337183 Yes
Mabille, P. [s.n.] France K002337121 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337189 Yes
[Todase] [s.n.] Italy K002337188 Yes
Reichenbach, H.G. [s.n.] Italy K002337190 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002337126 Yes
Balls, E.K.; Gourlay, W.B. [B3344] Greece K002337145 Yes
Melville, R. [s.n.] United Kingdom K002337112 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337193 Yes
Atchley, S.C. [2082(a)] Greece K002337140 Yes
Atchley, S.C. [1418] Greece K002337141 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Greece K002337149 Yes
Rechinger, K.H. [17108] Greece K002337136 Yes
von Fritsch (Baron); Rein, J.J. [273] Morocco K002333112 Yes
Zahn, H. [s.n.] Greece K002337144 Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K002333109 Yes
Schimper, G.H.W.; Wiest, A. [s.n.] Greece K002337154 Yes
Orphanides, T.G. [750] Greece K002337134 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France K002337118 Yes
Cooper, R. [H15191934] Morocco K002333103 Yes
Gabriel Strobl, P. [s.n.] K002337115 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337161 Yes
Bonjean [s.n.] Italy K002337162 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Croatia K002337117 Yes
Pichler [s.n.] Croatia K002337116 Yes
Heldreich, D. [s.n.] Greece K002337146 Yes
Atchley, S.C. [1418] Greece K002337139 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337160 Yes
Porta, P.; Rigo, G. [211] Italy K002337166 Yes
Reverchon, E. [s.n.] Italy K002337186 Yes
Heldreich, D. [s.n.] Greece K002337138 Yes
Verdcourt, B. [4738] France K002337120 Yes
Brummitt, R.K.; Hunt, D.R.; Leistner, O.A. [5155] Italy K002337170 Yes
Lowne, B.T. [s.n.] Syria K002332990 Yes
Porta, P. [s.n.] Italy K002337177 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337194 Yes
Bornmüller, J. [409] Italy K002337197 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337159 Yes
Reverchon [s.n.] France K002337127 Yes
Joad, G.C. [s.n.] Italy K002337171 Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K002333113 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Greece K002337150 Yes
Thomson, J. [s.n.] Morocco K002333111 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] Morocco K001738484 Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K002333104 Yes
Fiori, Adr.; Béguinot, A.; López, G. [s.n.] Italy K002337163 Yes
Reverchon, E. [12] France K002337125 Yes
Bornmüller, J. [409] Italy K002337196 Yes
Requien; [F. Schulhz] [s.n.] France K002337130 Yes
Balls, E.K. [B 2794] Morocco K002333101 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337168 Yes
Wallich [s.n.] K002337199 Yes
Porta, P. [s.n.] Italy K002337157 Yes
Orphanides, T.G. [750] Greece K002337135 Yes
Müller [s.n.] Italy K002337182 Yes
Cosson, E.S.-C.; Doûmet-Adanson, P.-N.; Letourneux, A.-H.; Reboud, V.C.; Barratte, J.F.G.; Bonnel, E. [s.n.] Tunisia K002333099 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] Italy K002337179 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337158 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] Italy K002337175 Yes
Porta, P.; Rigo, G. [s.n.] Italy K002337164 Yes
Reverchon, E. [212] Italy K002337184 Yes
Fiori, Adr.; Béguinot, A. [1780] Italy K002337165 Yes
Gandoger, M. [454] Italy K002337187 Yes
Melville, R. [s.n.] United Kingdom K002337113 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] Morocco K002333107 Yes
Trethewy, A.W. [10] Morocco K002333102 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Greece K002337155 Yes
Letourneux, A. [344] Greece K002337152 Yes
Aellen, P. [466] France K002337124 Yes
Heldreich, D. [s.n.] Greece K002337156 Yes
Meebold, A. [s.n.] France K002337123 Yes
Mabille, P. [s.n.] France K002337128 Yes
Reverchon, E. [212] Italy K002337185 Yes
Grabmayr, V. [s.n.] Italy K002337178 Yes
Schimper, G.H.W.; Wiest, A. [s.n.] Greece K002337153 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Greece K002337151 Yes
Wood, J.J. [1000] France K002337122 Yes
Porta, P.; Rigo, G. [346] Italy K002337180 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337191 Yes
Heldreich, D. [s.n.] Greece K002337137 Yes
Verdcourt, B. [4738] France K002337119 Yes
Kralik, L. [652] France K002337129 Yes
Béguinot, A.; Fiori, A [s.n.] Italy K002337181 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] Italy K002337169 Yes
Groves, H. [s.n.] Italy K002337176 Yes
Baldacci, A. [68] Greece K002337148 Yes
Brummitt, R.K. [4597] Italy K002337172 Yes
Ball, J. [s.n.] Morocco K002333110 Yes
Atchley, S.C. [1969] Greece K002337147 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy K002337195 Yes
Atchley, S.C. [418] Greece K002337133 Yes


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