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M Centaurea melitensis 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 A83F8D03-79DA-4938-8C82-A516DEB694A6) with original publication details: 917 1753.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Calcitrapa conferta Moench Synonym M TICA
Calcitrapa melitensis (L.) Soják Synonym M TICA
Calcitrapa patibilcensis Kunth Synonym M TICA
Calcitrapa sessiliflora Lam Unresolved L TICA
Centaurea americana Spreng. [Illegitimate] Synonym M TICA
Centaurea apula Lam. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea congesta Willd. ex DC. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea glomerata Webb & Berthel. [Illegitimate] Synonym M TICA
Centaurea patibilcensis DC. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea reuteriana var. pinnatisecta Parsa Synonym L TICA
Cyanus melitensis Gaertn. Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-105188.

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