1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Centaurea L.
      1. Centaurea perrottettii DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & Central Sahara & Sahel.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A herb like the last (Centaurea senegalensis) up to 18 in. high, with rather smaller heads and larger leaves
    Florets
    Florets purple.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal

    Centaurea perrottettii DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1939 Roger [s.n.], Senegal K000418531

    First published in Prodr. 6: 598 (1838)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 169.
    • Schnell in Ic. Pl. Afr. I.F.A.N. 2: t. 38
    • Arènes in Bull. I.F.A.N. 14: 32, t. 1-3
    • Prod. 6: 598 (1838)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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