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M Centaurea besseriana DC. 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 5F0E4559-9D91-46FD-A053-01AE559FA6BC) with original publication details: 585 1838.

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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acosta besseriana (DC.) Soják Synonym M TICA
Centaurea ovina subsp. besseriana (DC.) Dostál Synonym L TICA
Centaurea squarrosa Roth Synonym M TICA
Centaurea squarrosa var. colensis K.Koch Synonym L TICA
Centaurea squarrosa var. rubella Sch.Bip. Synonym L TICA
Centaurea squarrosa var. squarrosa Synonym L TICA
Centaurea virgata Besser Synonym M TICA

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-904.

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