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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Medit. to Iran and Arabian Peninsula.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Arizona, Belgium, California, Cape Provinces, District of Columbia, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Illinois, India, Iowa, Ireland, Maryland, Masachusettes, Netherlands, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Norway, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Poland, South Australia, Switzerland, Tasmania, Uruguay, Utah, Victoria, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya

    Centaurea calcitrapa L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sennen, F. [s.n.], France K000772924
    Elias, H. [133], Spain K000772925
    Delile, A.R. [s.n.] K000772995

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 917 (1753)

    Accepted by

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

    Sources

    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/
    © 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 2019. 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