Taxon: Cephalaria syriaca (L.) Roem. & Schult.

 
Genus: Cephalaria
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Dipsacoideae
Nomen number: 9864
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 3:45. 1818 (H. A. Schrader, Cat. sem. hort. gott. 1814, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • genus not validly published until 1818
  • • authorship verified from original literature
Typification:
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-2005
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • makhobeli  (Source: F USSR) - English
  • céphalaire de Syrie  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • orientalischer Schuppenkopf  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • abrepuños  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • escabiosilla  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut (valued in Georgia, but not elsewhere, when contaminating wheat and ground into flour for specially flavored bread fide F USSR; F Palest)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Egypt (n.), Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.), Spain


References:

  1. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  7. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  8. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  9. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  13. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)
  14. Zohary, M. et al. Conspectus florae orientalis. (L Orient)

Check other web resources for Cephalaria syriaca (L.) Roem. & Schult. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9864. Accessed 19 June 2018.