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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Cirsium acantholepis Petr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bourgeau [714], Mexico K000527795
Karelin, G.S. [1646], Russian Federation Carduus acantholepis K000778026
Karelin, G.S. [1646], Russian Federation Carduus acantholepis K000778025

First published in Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 27(2): 211 (1910)

Accepted by

  • 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