Volutaria muricata

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Volutaria muricata


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: Volutaria
Species: Volutaria muricata


Volutaria muricata (L.) Maire, 1934


  • Amberboa micractis Boiss. & Reut.
  • Amberboa muricata (L.) DC.
  • Calcitrapa elongata Moench
  • Centaurea muricata L.
  • Centaurea pubigera Pers.
  • Cyanopsis muricata (L.) Dostál
  • Cyanopsis radicatissima Cass.
  • Volutarella muricata (L.) Benth. & Hook. fil.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional:Northern Africa
      • Morocco, Algeria
  • Continental:Europe
    • Regional:Southwestern Europe
      • S-Spain (Málaga)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Morocco knapweed
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