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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record gcc-142090, with some changes.

M Centaurea nigra L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Centaurea (family Compositae).

The record derives from TICA which reports it as an accepted name (record 2C278AC7-8D16-4221-A793-F8E0A6989E27) with original publication details: 911 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Centaurea austriaca Rchb. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea babingtonii Lacaita ex Hayek Synonym M TICA
Centaurea commutata Nyman Synonym M TICA
Centaurea debeauxii subsp. nemoralis (Jord.) Dostál Synonym L TICA
Centaurea dubia subsp. nigra Synonym L TICA
Centaurea fulva Synonym L TICA
Centaurea inuloides Willk. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea inuloides Fisch. ex Janka Synonym M TICA
Centaurea jacea subsp. nigra (L.) Bonnier & Layens Synonym L TICA
Centaurea leucocephala Schur Synonym M TICA
Centaurea moritziana Hegetschw. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea nemoralis Jord. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea nervosa Rchb. ex Steud. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea nigra subsp. decipiens (Thuill.) H.P.Fuchs Synonym L TICA
Centaurea nigra var. decipiens Bab. Synonym L TICA
Centaurea nigra var. mairei Arènes Synonym L TICA
Centaurea nigra var. nemoralis (Jord.) Gremli Synonym L TICA
Centaurea nigra subsp. nemoralis (Jord.) Gremli Synonym L TICA
Centaurea nigrescens DC. [Illegitimate] Synonym M TICA
Centaurea nigricans Link ex Spreng. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea obscura Jord. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea pectinata var. fuscata Rouy Synonym L TICA
Centaurea phrygia Lapeyr. ex Willk. & Lange Synonym M TICA
Centaurea rufescens Nyman Synonym M TICA
Cyanus niger Gaertn. Synonym M TICA
Cyanus phrygius Synonym L TICA
Cyanus plumosus Gilib. Synonym M TICA
Cyanus pumilus Baumg. Synonym M TICA
Jacea nemoralis (Jord.) Soják Synonym M TICA
Jacea nigra (L.) Hill Synonym M TICA

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