Centaurea babylonica

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Centaurea babylonica


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Carduoideae
Tribus: Cardueae
Subtribus: Centaureinae
Genus: Centaurea
Species: Centaurea babylonica


Centaurea babylonica (L.) L., Mant. Pl. Altera 460. 1771 [Oct 1771]


  • Basionym
    • Serratula babylonica L., Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 2: 1199. 1759 [7 Jun 1759]
  • Heterotypic
    • Microlophus babylonicus (L.) Soják, Novit. Bot. Delect. Seminum Horti Bot. Univ. Carol. Prag. 1962: 47. 1962.
    • Piptoceras babylonicum (L.) Cass. in F. Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2. 54: 489. 1829 [Apr 1829]



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Lebanon-Syria (Lebanon: coastal W-Lebanon), Syria: coastal W-Syria), Turkey (S-Anatolia, SE-Anatolia, SSW-Anatolia)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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