Genus: Cheirolophus Cass.

Possible synonym of: Centaurea L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Centaureinae
Genus number: 13944
Last updated: 11-Jan-2011
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Garnatje, T. et al. 1998. Isozyme studies in the genus Cheirolophus (Asteraceae: Cardueae-Centaureinae) in the Iberian Peninsula, North Africa and the Canary Islands. Pl. Syst. Evol. 213:57-70.
  • Jeffrey, C. 1989. Generic names of Compositae VI,C; additions and correctionsnd corrections. Compositae Newslett. 16:29.
  • Susanna, A. et al. 1999. Molecular phylogeny of Cheirolophus (Asteraceae: Cardueae-Centaureinae) based on ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Pl. Syst. Evol. 214:147-160.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea.. (F Eur)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cheirolophus
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 17 June 2019.