African Plant Database


Centaurea melitensis L.
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 917 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Centaurea
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Calcitrapa melitensis (L.) Soják
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Centaurea melitensis var. apula Rouy (1905)
=Centaurea apula Lam. (1785)
=Centaurea melitensis var. conferta Webb & Berthel. (1844)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt 6 - 1620 m. Distribution: EC, FS, GA, KN, NC, NW, WC

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More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 100867
 
Record n°100867 modified 2008-10-16
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