Taxon profile


Brown Knapweed
Centaurea jacea L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Asterales »  family Asteraceae »  genus Centaurea - knapweed

Scientific synonyms

Jacea pratensis Lam.

Other names

= Brownray Knapweed


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Cortodera villosa Heyden, 1876

consumer (larval stage only): Pseudocleonus grammicus (Panzer, 1789)

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Centaurea jacea subsp. angustifolia (DC.) Gremli

Centaurea jacea subsp. angustifolia

subspecies Centaurea jacea subsp. oxylepis (W. & Gr.) Hayek

Centaurea jacea subsp. oxylepis

subspecies Centaurea jacea subsp. subjacea (Beck) Hyl.

Centaurea jacea subsp. subjacea

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Centaurea jacea L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Centaurea jacea L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Centaurea jacea L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Centaurea jacea L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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