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M Centaurea spinosa 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 FB561E90-663F-400A-A4B7-42BEBCCBE90A) with original publication details: 912 1753.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acosta spinosa Scop. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea cycladum Heldr. Synonym M TICA
Centaurea spinosa var. spinosa Synonym L TICA
Centaurea tragacanthoides Rech.f. Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-36005.

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