Scolymus maculatus L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, W. Europe to Medit. and Iraq, NE. Tropical Africa.

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe

Introduced into:

New South Wales, North Carolina, Queensland

Scolymus maculatus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
32363.000 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 813 (1753)

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

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    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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  • 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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  • Kew Science Photographs

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