Echinops giganteus

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Echinops giganteus


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: Echinopsinae
Genus: Echinops
Species: Echinops giganteus


Echinops giganteus A.Rich., 1848


  • Echinops bequaerti De Willd.
  • Echinops brevisetus S. Moore
  • Echinops francinianus Pichi-Sermolli
  • Echinops kulsii Cufod.
  • Echinops negrii Chiov.
  • Echinops nistrii Pichi-Sermolli
  • Echinops ochroleucus Mattf.
  • Echinops seretii De Wild.
  • Echinops seretii var. setifer Mattf.
  • Echinops velutinus O. Hoffm.
  • Sphaerocephalus giganteus (A. Rich.) Kuntze


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental:Africa
      • Ethiopia, D.R.Congo (Zaire), Nigeria, Cameroon, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania

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



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