Helminthotheca echioides (L.) Holub

This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to Caucasus, E. Europe to Turkmenistan.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, North Caucasus, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alberta, Arizona, Austria, Belgium, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Connecticut, Denmark, District of Columbia, Ethiopia, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Iowa, Ireland, KwaZulu-Natal, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Norway, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Poland, Queensland, Romania, Saskatchewan, South Australia, Switzerland, Tasmania, Uruguay, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, Western Australia, Zimbabwe

Helminthotheca echioides (L.) Holub appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mooney, H.F. [4583], Syria K000318496 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [4583], Syria K000318497 No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 133], United Kingdom Picris echioides K000914413 Yes

First published in Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 8: 176 (1973)

Accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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