Centaurea L.
(knapweeds and star-thistles)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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CenCya_1 (Click to view)
Plant - in situ (Click to view)Plant (Click to view)
Species 2 illustrated subtaxa
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Species 2 illustrated subtaxa
Plant - in situ (Click to view)
Informal 3 illustrated subtaxa
Taxonomic hierarchy:
GenusCentaurea (knapweeds and star-thistles)
TribeCardueae (“thistles”)
SubfamilyLACTUCOIDEAE (“dandelions”)
FamilyASTERACEAE (daisies, dandelions and thistles, composite)
OrderASTERALES (daisies, dandelions, thistles and bell flowers)
SubclassEU-DICOTS (dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ClassMAGNOLIOPSIDA (flowering plants)
PhylumTRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references relevant to Centaurea (knapweeds and star-thistles)

Centaurea (knapweeds and star-thistles) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 182 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Centaurea (knapweeds and star-thistles)
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