Acanthus hirsutus subsp. syriacus (Boiss.) Brummitt

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 46: 8 (1989)
This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is S. & E. Türkiye to Israel. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Turkey

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Enayet Hossain, A.B.M. (1982). Acanthus. In P.H. Davis (ed.), Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands. Vol. VII. Edinburgh University Press.
  • Rix, M. (1981). The genus Acanthus L. An introduction to the hardy species. The Plantsman 2: 132–140.
  • Short, P.S. (2004). I n pursuit of plants: experiences of nineteenth & early twentieth century plant collectors. Philip Short. Timber Press.
  • Tohmé, G. & Thomé, H. (2007). Illustrated Flora of Lebanon. National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS), Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Wood, D.J. & Brummitt, R.K. (1989). Notes on Acanthus hirsutus Boiss. with a new key to Turkish taxa of Acanthus. N otes of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh 46: 7–11.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Kotschy, K.G.T. [63] Syria Acanthus syriacus K000885394 Unknown Type Material Yes
Boissier, P.E. [s.n.] Syria Acanthus syriacus K000885392 Unknown Type Material Yes
Boissier, P.E. [s.n.] Syria Acanthus syriacus K000885393 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kotschy, K.T.G. [403] Syria Acanthus syriacus K000885395 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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