Carduus leptacanthus Fresen.

First published in Mus. Senckenberg. 3: 70 (1839)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to E. Central & E. Tropical Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Burundi, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 22: 125 (1968).
  • Fresen., inMus. Senckenb. 3: 70 (1840).
  • Kazmi in Mitt. Bot. Staats. München 5: 160 (1963).
  • Lisowski, Aster. Fl. Afr. Centr.: 588 (1991).
  • Maquet in Fl. Rwanda 3: 676 (1985).
  • O. Hoffm. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 420 (1895).
  • Oliv. & Hiern in Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 433 (1877).
  • R.E. Fr. in Acta Horti Berg. 8: 26 (1923).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 9, 1993 Stolz, A. [1562], Tanzania K000418453 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1923 Schimper [910], Ethiopia K000418458 Yes
Jan 1, 1923 Schimper [1440], Ethiopia K000418459 Yes
Schimper [910], Ethiopia K000418457 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0