Centaurea calcitrapa L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 917 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Macaronesia, Medit. to Iran and Arabian Peninsula. It is a biennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arizona, Belgium, California, Cape Provinces, District of Columbia, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Illinois, India, Iowa, Ireland, Maryland, Massachusetts, Netherlands, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Norway, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Poland, South Australia, Switzerland, Tasmania, Uruguay, Utah, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
S.coll. [S.n.] K002030914 Yes
Prihoda [s.n.] Italy K002031006 Yes
Frasen, J. [S.n. ] United Kingdom K001617096 Yes
Tweedie [923] Uruguay K000373327 Yes
Elias, H. [133] Spain K000772925 Unknown Type Material Yes
[Oahe] [s.n.] Germany K002030988 Yes
Delile, A.R. [s.n.] K000772995 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sennen, F. [s.n.] France K000772924 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • 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 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0