Plectocephalus americanus

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Plectocephalus americanus

Taxonavigation[edit]

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: Centaureinae
Genus: Plectocephalus
Species: Plectocephalus americanus

Name[edit]

Plectocephalus americanus (Nutt.) D.Don, 1830.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Calcitrapa patibilcensis Kunth
  • Centaurea americana Nutt.
  • Centaurea grandiflora Moc. & Sesse ex DC.
  • Centaurea mexicana DC.
  • Centaurea nuttallii Spreng.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
      • USA (Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas), Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas)

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: American starthistle, American basketflower
slovenčina: nevädza americká
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