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M Silybum marianum (L.) Gaertn. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 379A33E1-8FD4-4F65-B1F9-B91F50791076) with original publication details: "Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2. 1791." 378 1791.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Carduus lactifolius Stokes Synonym M TICA
Carduus mariae Crantz Synonym M TICA
Carduus marianus L. Synonym M TICA
Carduus versicolor Salisb. Synonym M TICA
Carthamus maculatus (Scop.) Lam. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea dalmatica Fraas Synonym M TICA
Cirsium maculatum Scop. Synonym M TICA
Mariana lactea Hill Synonym M TICA
Mariana mariana (L.) Hill [Illegitimate] Synonym M TICA
Silybum maculatum (Scop.) Moench Synonym M TICA
Silybum mariae (Crantz) Gray Synonym M TICA
Silybum marianum var. albiflorum Eig Synonym L TICA
Silybum marianum var. marianum Synonym L TICA
Silybum pygmaeum Cass. Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-114114, and has not been changed.