EPPO Global Database

Centaurea decipiens(CENDN)

Code created in: 2015-10-05

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CENDN
  • Preferred name: Centaurea decipiens
  • Authority: Thuillier


Europe (western). Several individual species and subspecies have been described within this complex, which is probably of hybrid origin (C. jacea x C. nigra), but these cannot be upheld.. 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Centaurea debeauxii Grenier & Godron
Centaurea debeauxii subsp. nemoralis (Jordan) Dostál
Centaurea nemoralis Jordan
Centaurea nigra subsp. carpetana (Boissier & Reuter) Nyman
Centaurea nigra subsp. nemoralis (Jordan) Gremli

Common names
Name Language
chalk knapweed English
lesser knapweed English
meadow knapweed English
schwarze Flockenblume German
centaurée de Debeaux French
centaurée des bois French
centaurée des prés French
centaurée de Thuillier French
centaurée trompeuse French
fiordaliso boschivo Italian
fiordaliso ibrido Italian
banklint Swedish