Centaurea crocodylium

Centaurea crocodylium

Synonymy

Source: Greuter, W. (2006+): Compositae (pro parte majore). – In: Greuter, W. & Raab-Straube, E. von (ed.): Compositae. Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.
Centaurea crocodylium L., Sp. Pl.: 919. 1753
  • Colymbada crocodylium (L.) Holub in Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 7: 315. 1972
  • Crocodylium syriacum Cass. in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 19. 1819, nom. nov.
  • =Centaurea crocodylioides Boiss., Diagn. Pl. Orient. 10: 118. 1849
  • =Centaurea dinsmoreana Bornm. in Mitth. Thüring. Bot. Vereins 30: 77. 1913

Distribution

● -Cr Ir Jo Le Sy 

Euro+Med endemic: Crete, with Karpathos native: reported in errorA; Israel/Palestine nativeB,C,D,E; Jordan nativeF; Lebanon nativeG,H,I; Syria nativeC,E,J

Common Names

Arabic (Lebanon): قَنْطُرْيون وَرْديK; Arabic (Libya): قَنْطُرْيون وَرْديK; Hebrew (Israel): דַּרְדַּר גְּדוֹל-פְּרָחִיםL, דרדר גדול-פרחיםL

Bibliography

A. Jahn, R. & Schönfelder, P., Exkursionsflora für Kreta. 1995
B. Boissier, E., Flora orientalis 3. 1875 (as Centaurea crocodylium var. crocodylioides)
C. Post, G. E., Flora of Syria, Palestine, and Sinai, 2 [Dinsmore, J. E.], 2. 1933 (as Centaurea crocodylium var. crocodylioides)
D. Post, G. E., Flora of Syria, Palestine, and Sinai, 2 [Dinsmore, J. E.], 2. 1933 (as Centaurea dinsmoreana Bornm.)
E. Zohary, M. & Feinbrun-Dothan, N., Flora Palaestina 3 (Text) [Feinbrun-Dothan, N.]. 1978 (as Centaurea crocodylium var. crocodylioides)
F. Kasapligil, B., Plants of Jordan with notes on their ecology and economic uses. 1956 (as Centaurea dinsmoreana Bornm.)
G. Mouterde, P., Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie 3, Texte. 1978–1984 (as Centaurea crocodylium var. crocodylioides)
H. Post, G. E., Flora of Syria, Palestine, and Sinai, 2 [Dinsmore, J. E.], 2. 1933
I. Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, H., Illustrated flora of Lebanon. 2007
J. Boissier, E., Flora orientalis 3. 1875
K. Nehmé, M., Dictionnaire Etymologique de la Flore du Liban. 2000
L. Danin, A., Flora of Israel Online