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This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to China (NW. Yunnan).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Afghanistan, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Cirsium argyracanthum DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [2903], Nepal K000250088 isosyntype
Griffith, W. [2136], Bhutan K000250089
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2903], Nepal Carduus argyracanthus K001118167

First published in Prodr. 6: 640 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Ali, S.I. & Qaiser, M. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Pakistan 223: 1-363. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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