Taxon: Centaurea pallescens Delile

Genus: Centaurea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Centaureinae
Nomen number: 401602
Place of publication: Descr. Egypte, Hist. nat. 278, t. 49. 1813-1814 ("1812")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • centáurea  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (common or of unknown importance in Lebanon & Iraq fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Egypt Sinai; Israel ; Jordan ; Lebanon ; Syria

  • Adventive

  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: Norway
    • Southwestern Europe: France


  • Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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