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:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.w.), Turkey (n.e.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


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

Check other web resources for Lomelosia caucasica (M. Bieb.) Greuter & Burdet :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 21 June 2018.