Genus: Cephalaria Schrad.

Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Dipsacoideae
Alternate family(ies): Dipsacaceae
Genus number: 2264
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 32 (18 active, 15 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Cephalotos Adans., nom. rej.
  • • authorship verified from original literature, where only the diagnosis, not the name, was ascribed to Schrader

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Carlson, S. E. et al. 2009. Phylogenetic relationships, taxonomy, and morphological evolution in Dipsacaceae (Dipsacales) inferred by DNA sequence data. Taxon 58:1075-1091.

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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cephalaria
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 19 September 2019.