Carduus arabicus Jacq. ex Murray

First published in J.A.Murray (ed.), Syst. Veg. ed. 14: 724 (1784)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Europe to Central Asia and N. Pakistan, Arabian Peninsula. It is a annual and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Sicilia, Sinai, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ali, S.I. & Qaiser, M. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Pakistan 223: 1-363. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2015). Flora of Oman 3: 1-386. National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise. [Cited as Carduus pycnocephalus.]
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Carduus pycnocephalus subsp. marmoratus.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Rico, L. [1669], Armenia K000297335 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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