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M Onopordum acanthium L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from TICA (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record BEB13DE0-7A1D-4C37-8B53-8491CB85A262) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 827 1753.

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
Acanos spina Scop. Synonym M TICA
Acanthium onopordon Gueldenst. Synonym M TICA
Carduus acanthium (L.) Baill. Synonym M TICA
Onopordum acanthium var. acanthium Synonym L TICA
Onopordum acanthium subsp. acanthium Synonym L 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
Onopordum acanthium subsp. ceretanum (Sennen) Arènes Accepted L TICA 1
Onopordum acanthium subsp. gautieri (Rouy) Bonnier Accepted L TICA 2

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record gcc-90654.

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