Genus: Centaurothamnus Wagenitz & Dittrich

 
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Cardueae
Subtribe: Centaureinae
Genus number: 2236
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: the Greek "thamnos" (bush, shrub) is masculine, therefore this generic name is masculine fide Shenzhen ICN Art. 62.2

List of Species Records in GRIN

Reference:

  1. Hidalgo, O. et al. 2006. Phylogeny of Rhaponticum (Asteraceae, Cardueae-Centaureinae) and related genera inferred from nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence data: taxonomic and biogeographic implications. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 97:705-714. Note: closely related to Ochrocephala Dittrich based on molecular evidence

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=2236. Accessed 13 October 2019.