Plant Genera


Centaurea

Family Code: ASTERA
Genus Code: CENTA
Genus CN: knapweed
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 500 species, herbs, native of Eurasia and n. Africa. Cyanus is better separated at the generic level (Greuter 2003).
Genus References: Keil & Ochsmann in FNA (2006a); Greuter (2003); Borši? et al. (2011); Cronquist (1980)=SE. Key adapted from C, SE, and FNA. [also see Carthamus, Cyanus, Plectocephalus, and Rhaponticum]
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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