Centaurea benedicta (L.) L.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 2.: 1296 (1763)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Europe to Xinjiang. It is an annual and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Algeria, Arizona, Arkansas, Belgium, Brazil South, California, Cape Provinces, Connecticut, Ecuador, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Illinois, Ireland, Libya, Maryland, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Oregon, Romania, South Carolina, Switzerland, Tennessee, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Flora of China Editorial Committee (1988-2013). Checklist & Addendum. Flora of China Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Flora of North America North of Mexico 19(1): 1-579. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2013). https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/V38fC5Rg7SM7AW8CzfGZW. epublication.
  • Ali, S.I. & Qaiser, M. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Pakistan 223: 1-363. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [714/8] Italy K001790504 Yes
Mill, J.S. [s.n.] Greece Cnicus benedictus K002022825 Yes
Samuels, J.D. [49] Cnicus benedictus K002022930 Yes
[J. de Darmitait] [3179/28] Italy Cnicus benedictus K002022839 Yes
Davis [41517] Cnicus benedictus K002022929 Yes
Mill, J.S. [s.n.] Greece Cnicus benedictus K001790503 Yes
s.coll. [1754/8] Italy Cnicus benedictus K001790505 Yes
Gay, J. [s.n.] Italy Cnicus benedictus K001790506 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Cnicus benedictus K002022931 Yes
Kotte, W. [s.n.] Cnicus benedictus K002022936 Yes
Stainton; Henderson [5600] Cnicus benedictus K002022938 Yes
s.coll. [3186] Turkey Cnicus benedictus K002022937 Yes
Sintenis, P. [353] Turkey Cnicus benedictus K002022935 Yes
Rico, L.; Arevshatyan, I.; Rukhkyan, N. [1765] Armenia Cnicus benedictus K000297293 No
Davis; Hedge [D.27797] Cnicus benedictus K002022933 Yes
Davis [46875] Cnicus benedictus K002022926 Yes
Balls, E.K.; Gourlay, W.B. [898] Cnicus benedictus K002022939 Yes
Davis [43856] Cnicus benedictus K002022925 Yes
Davis [43004] Cnicus benedictus K002022928 Yes
Davis; Polunin, O. [25,59I] Cnicus benedictus K002022932 Yes
Davis; Hedge [D.29029] Cnicus benedictus K002022934 Yes
Davis [42472] Cnicus benedictus K002022924 Yes
Townsend, C.C. [72/57] Cnicus benedictus K002022927 Yes

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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