Eryngium caucasicum Trautv.

First published in Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 1: 23 (1871)
This name is a synonym of Eryngium caeruleum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Lazkov, G.A. & Sultanova, B.A. (2011). Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan. Norrlinia 24: 1-166. [Cited as Eryngium caeruleum.]
  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI. [Cited as Eryngium caeruleum.]
  • Wörz, A. (2011). Revision of Eryngium L. (Apiaceae-Saniculoideae): General part and Palaearctic species. Bibliotheca Botanica 159: 1-498. [Cited as Eryngium caeruleum.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Eryngium caucasicum.]
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae. [Cited as Eryngium caucasicum.]

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