Tolpis virgata (Desf.) Bertol.

First published in Mém. Soc. Méd. Emul. Gen. 2: 135 (1803)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Medit. to NE. Tropical Africa. It grows primarily in the subtropical biome.


Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Corse, East Aegean Is., Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Palestine, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Western Australia


Homotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Gandoger, M. [183] Tunisia K002681807 Yes
Crisp, P. [146] Iran K002681727 Yes
Forsskal, P. [1786] Türkiye K002681746 No
Notaris, D. [s.n.] Italy K002681553 No
Meyers, F.S.; Dinsmore, J.E. [7512] West Bank K002681735 Yes
Miller, A.G.; Long, D.G. [3367] Yemen K002681751 Yes
Perreymond [s.n.] France K002681526 No
Trott, A.C. [2036] Lebanon K002681744 Yes
Khan; Prance; Ratcliffe [132] Türkiye K002681747 Yes
Atchley, S.C. [1467] Greece K002681544 No
Rechinger, K.H. [12986] Greece K002681547 No
{Adr. Fiori}; Béguinot, A.; Pampanini, R. [395] Italy K002681554 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Greece K002681545 No
Wood, J.R.I. [3342] Yemen K002681750 Yes
Aellen, P. [484] France K002681529 No
Haradjian, M. [3409] Syria K002681742 Yes
Haradjian, M. [3033] Syria K002681740 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [7247] Saudi Arabia K002681737 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002681801 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Greece K001731858 No
Pampanini, R.; Pichi-Sermolli, R. [9743] Libya K002681805 Yes
Rechinger, K.H. [13764] Greece K002681543 No
s.coll. [9124] Greece K002681538 No
Park, B.C. [445] Libya K002681806 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [s.n.] Jordan K002681728 Yes
Davis, P.H. [6089A] Lebanon K002681741 Yes
Heldreich, T.H.H.von [s.n.] Türkiye K000796594 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gandoger, M. [142] Tunisia K002681802 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [7247] Saudi Arabia K002681738 Yes
Mabille, P.; Debeaux, O. [87] France K002681531 No
Moggridge, J.T. [s.n.] France K002681527 No
Gallioust, C. [171(4)] Syria K002681743 Yes
Hart, H.C. [s.n.] West Bank K002681733 No
Heldreich, I. [s.n.] Greece K001731857 No
Müller [s.n.] Italy K002681549 No
Haradjian, M. [2022] Syria K002681739 Yes
Mabille, J.P.; Debeaux, J.O. [s.n.] France K002681530 No
{Adr. Fiori}; Béguinot, A.; Pampanini, R. [395] Italy K002681552 No
s.coll. [1510] Greece K002681535 No
Bourgeau, E. [92] Greece K002681730 Yes
Kralik, J.L. [s.n.] France K002681528 No
Elder, L. [s.n.] Italy K002681548 No
Sieber, F.W. [s.n.] Greece K000796595 Unknown Type Material Yes
Barclay, C. [3142] Greece K002681541 No
s.coll. [9718] Greece K002681537 No
Balansa, B. [s.n.] Türkiye K002681749 Yes
Greuter, W. [7568] Greece K002681542 No
Orphanides, T.G. [758] Greece K002681532 No
Post, G.E. [s.n.] West Bank K002681734 Yes
Wood, J. [s.n.] Italy K002681550 No
Wood, J.R.I. [2398] Yemen K002681752 Yes
Rechinger, K.H.; Rechinger, F. [5758] Greece K002681729 Yes
Barclay, C. [3133] Greece K002681540 No
Gandoger, M. [1359] Greece K002681536 No
Atchley, S.C. [s.n.] Greece K002681546 No
s.coll. [11068] Greece K002681539 No
Heldreich [s.n.] Greece K002681534 No
Gandoger, M. [[143]] Tunisia K002681804 Yes
Bourgeau, E. [92] Greece K002681731 Yes
Péronin, A. [58] Türkiye K002681748 Yes
Meyers, F. [2101] West Bank K002681732 Yes
Gandoger, M. [142] Tunisia K002681803 Yes
Gilbert, J.L. [54] West Bank K002681736 Yes
Porta, P.; Rigo, G. [292] Italy K002681551 No
Gandoger, M. [s.n.] Greece K002681533 No


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