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M Cirsium spinosissimum (L.) Scop. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 78A27008-4592-4B77-A847-D6108ACE45E0) with original publication details: 129 1772.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Carduus comosus Lam. Synonym M TICA
Carduus spinosissimus Vill. Synonym M TICA
Carthamus involucratus Lam. Synonym M TICA
Cirsium caput-medusae Schur ex Nyman Synonym M TICA
Cirsium cervini W.D.J.Koch Unresolved L TICA
Cirsium controversum DC. Synonym M TICA
Cirsium hallerianum Gaudin Synonym M TICA
Cirsium purpureum All. Synonym M TICA
Cirsium spinosissimum subsp. spinosissimum Synonym L TICA
Cirsium spitzelii Sch.Bip. ex Nyman Synonym M TICA
Cnicus purpureus Bertol. Synonym M TICA
Cnicus spinosissimus L. Synonym M 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
Cirsium spinosissimum subsp. berthelonii Unresolved L TICA 3

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-126774.

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