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Details for: Centaurea alba

Source: Greuter, W. (2006+): Compositae (pro parte majore). – In: Greuter, W. & Raab-Straube, E. von (ed.): Compositae. Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.
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Name: Centaurea alba L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 914. 1753
Rank: Species
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Asteranae
                         Ordo - Asterales
                              Familia - Compositae Giseke
                                   Tribus - Cardueae Cass.
                                        Genus - Centaurea L.
Misapplied names: "Centaurea alba subsp. deusta" sec. Villar, L., Sesé, J. A. & Ferrández, J. V. - Atlas de la flora del Pirineo Aragonés 2 Huesca 2001.
"Centaurea deusta" sec. Willkomm, M. & Lange, J. - Prodromus florae hispanicae 2 Stuttgart 1865-1870.
Included taxa: Centaurea alba L. subsp. alba
Centaurea alba subsp. ciliata (O. Bolòs & Vigo) Greuter
Centaurea alba subsp. costae (Willk.) Dostál
Centaurea alba subsp. latronum (Pau) Dostál
Centaurea alba subsp. macrocephala (Pau) Talavera
Centaurea alba subsp. maluqueri (Font Quer) Molero & Vigo
Centaurea alba subsp. montsicciana (Pau & Font Quer) Romo
Centaurea alba subsp. strepens (Hoffmanns. & Link) Rocha Afonso
Centaurea alba subsp. tartesiana Talavera
Common names: Kokoçel i bardhë (Albanian), Pale Knapweed (English), calcitrapa (Spanish, Castillian), cardo estrellado (Spanish, Castillian), centaura estrellada (Spanish, Castillian), garbanzos del cura (Spanish, Castillian), raspallera (Valencian), siempre-nueva (Spanish, Castillian), trapacaballos (Spanish, Castillian)[Credits]
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: -Ga(F) Hs(S) -It Lu

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