Genus:
Centaurea L.

Centaurea benedicta var. benedicta

This variety is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Xinjiang.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Algeria, Arizona, Arkansas, Belgium, Brazil South, California, Cape Provinces, Connecticut, Ecuador, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Illinois, Ireland, Libya, Maryland, Morocco, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Oregon, Romania, South Carolina, Switzerland, Tennessee, Texas, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Centaurea benedicta var. benedicta appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Balansa, B. [275], Turkey Cnicus benedictus var. microcephalus K000797243 syntype Yes
Kotschy, K.G.T. [160], Iran Cnicus benedictus var. microcephalus K000797242 Yes
Bourgeau, E. [s.n.], Turkey Cnicus benedictus var. microcephalus K000797240 syntype Yes
Haussknecht, H.C. [s.n.], Turkey Cnicus benedictus var. microcephalus K000797241 Yes
Kotschy, K.G.T. [129], Syria Cnicus benedictus var. microcephalus K000797244 Yes

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ali, S.I. & Qaiser, M. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Pakistan 223: 1-363. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.

  • 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 Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • 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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0