Carlina comosa

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Carlina comosa


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Carduoideae
Tribus: Cardueae
Subtribus: Carlininae
Genus: Carlina
Species: Carlina comosa


Carlina comosa (Spreng.) Greuter, Willdenowia 33(1): 52. 2003.


  • Basionym
    • Acarna comosa Spreng., Syst. Veg. 3: 380. 1826.
  • Homotypic
    • Atractylis comosa (Spreng.) DC., Prodr. 6: 550. 1838.
    • Chamaeleon comosus (Spreng.) Greuter, OPTIMA Newslett. 31: (4). 1997.
  • Heterotypic
    • Atractylis speciosa DC., Prodr. 6: 549. 1838.
    • Chamaeleon speciosus (DC.) Dittrich, Boissiera 51: 74. 1996.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Lebanon-Syria (Lebanon (C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon), Syria (W-Syrian Mountains)), Palestine (Israel (N-Israel))

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



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