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M Centaurea sphaerocephala 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 (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 15DD11AC-9599-4902-923B-9F3E2765A07B) with original publication details: 916 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:191651-1.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Calcitrapoides sphaerocephala (L.) Holub Synonym M TICA
Centaurea caespitosa Cirillo Synonym M TICA
Centaurea corsica Gand. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea fontanesii (Spach) Spach ex Durieu Synonym M TICA
Centaurea ixodes Pomel Synonym M TICA
Centaurea linnaeana Walp. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea pterocaulos Pomel Synonym M TICA
Centaurea sphaerocephala Durieu [Illegitimate] Synonym M TICA
Centaurea sphaerocephala var. fontanesii (Durieu) Batt. Synonym L TICA
Centaurea sphaerocephala var. oligocentra Maire Synonym L TICA
Centaurea sphaerocephala var. sphaerocephala Synonym L TICA
Centaurea sphaerocephala subsp. sphaerocephala Synonym L TICA
Centaurea sphaerocephala var. transiens Faure & Maire Synonym L TICA

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Centaurea sphaerocephala subsp. lusitanica (Boiss. & Reut.) Nyman Accepted L TICA 2
Centaurea sphaerocephala subsp. malacitana (Boiss.) Dostál Accepted L TICA 3
Centaurea sphaerocephala subsp. polyacantha (Willd.) Dostál Accepted L TICA 4

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-102490.

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