Taxon: Lomelosia caucasica (M. Bieb.) Greuter & Burdet

Genus: Lomelosia
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Dipsacoideae
Nomen number: 402936
Place of publication: Willdenowia 15:73. 1985
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • pincushion-flower  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • scabieuse du Caucase  (Source: L Noms French ed7) - French
  • höstvädd  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • gao ka sa shan luobo  (Source: F Taiwan) - Transcribed Chinese
  • skabioza kavkazskaâ  (Source: F Armenia) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Scabiosa caucasica; Pl Book, as Scabiosa caucasica)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Iran ; Turkey

  • Cultivated


  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)


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