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Maltese Star-thistle
Centaurea melitensis L.

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

Scientific synonyms

Calcitrapa melitensis (L.) J. St.-Hil.

Other names

= Malta Starthistle
= Maltese Star Thistle
= Maltese Starthistle
= Napa Thistle
= Saucy Jack(s)
= Spotted Knapweed
= Wild Irishman
= Yellow Burr Cockspur
= Yellow Cockspur

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Taxon in country check-lists*

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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 [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Centaurea melitensis L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Centaurea melitensis L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Centaurea_melitensis_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [http://wiki.pestinfo.org] [as Centaurea melitensis L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Centaurea melitensis L.]
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [http://www.preslia.cz/P022CPys.pdf], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Centaurea melitensis L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Centaurea melitensis L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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