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Taxon: Centaurea debeauxii Godr. & Gren.

Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Carduoideae tribe: Cardueae subtribe: Centaureinae
Nomen number: 413662
Place of publication: J. C. M. Grenier & D. A. Godron, Fl. France 2:243. 1850
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 19-May-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Feb-2011
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • slender knapweed   (Source: BSBI ) – English

Distributional range:

    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Germany; Netherlands; Switzerland
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain


  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Hegi, G. et al. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa. ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966- [= C. nigra subsp. debeauxii].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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