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M Centaurea africana Lam. 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 9E12BAF5-03F5-4B90-9E06-AC3CF5065B06) with original publication details: 664 1785.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Centaurea africana var. africana Synonym L TICA
Centaurea africana var. tagana (Brot.) Maire Synonym L TICA
Centaurea eriosiphon Emb. & Maire Synonym M TICA
Centaurea simplex Cav. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea tagana Brot. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea tagana var. africana (Lam.) Batt. Synonym L TICA
Centaurea tagana var. tagana Synonym L TICA
Rhaponticoides africana (Lam.) M.V.Agab. & Greuter Synonym M TICA
Rhaponticoides eriosiphon (Emb. & Maire) M.V.Agab. & Greuter Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-108422.

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