Centrospermum xanthioides Kunth

First published in F.W.H.A.Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & K.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp., ed. fol., 4: 213 (1818)
This name is a synonym of Acanthospermum australe

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Funk, V.A., P.E.Berry, S.Alexander, T.H.Hollowell & C.L.Kelloff (2007). Checklist of the Plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 55: 1-584. [Cited as Acanthospermum australe.]
  • Hind, D.J.N. & C.Jeffrey (2001). A checklist of the Compositae of Vol. IV of Humboldt, Bonpland & Kunth's Nova Genera and Species Plantarum. Compositae Newsletter 37: 1-84. [Cited as Acanthospermum australe.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Acanthospermum australe.]
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden. [Cited as Acanthospermum australe.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • 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/
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