EPPO Global Database

Centaurea scabiosa(CENSC)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-07

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CENSC
  • Preferred name: Centaurea scabiosa
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Practically all Europe, Caucasus, Siberia. The Spanish populations have recently been placed in another species C. cephalariifolia (q.v.), on the basis of their tetraploidy. It is not clear whether this will generally be accepted  


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Centaurea scabiosa subsp. scabiosa Linnaeus
Centaurea scabiosa subsp. tenuifolia (Gaudin) Hayek

Common names
Name Language
greater knapweed English
leathery knapweed English
scabious star thistle English
gewöhnliche Skabiosenflockenblume German
große Flockenblume German
Skabiosenflockenblume German
centaurée de la Grigna French
centaurée scabieuse French
agarzolla lila Spanish
anapera Spanish
arnaza Spanish
arreapedos Spanish
asnaza Spanish
azulejo Spanish
cabezuela Spanish
cardo garrapata Spanish
centaura Spanish
centaura mayor Spanish
centaurea mayor Spanish
gratabous Spanish
hierba pedorrera Spanish
pedo de burro Spanish
centaurea rossa Italian
fiordaliso vedovino Italian
scabiosa maggiore Italian
grote centaurie Dutch
väddklint Swedish
василёк скабиозовый Russian
василёк шероховатый Russian
stor knopurt Danish
fagerknupport Norwegian
ketokaunokki Finnish
chaber driakiewnik Polish
vastövű imola Hungarian
kokoçel Albanian
kroma Albanian
бодилчеста метличина Bulgarian
ресничеста метличина Bulgarian
arrencapets Catalan
botja Catalan
botons de frare Catalan
botons de gavatx Catalan
camferrada Catalan
capçuda Catalan
capferrada purpúria Catalan
caps de burro Catalan
gratabous Catalan
llapadena Catalan
ratabous Catalan
velika zečina Croatian
chrpa čekánek Czech
põldjumikas Estonian
κενταύρια Greek
mínscoth mhór Irish
lielā dzelzene Latvian
didžiagalvė bajorė Lithuanian
albestriță scabioză Romanian
vineţele Romanian
чешљасти ракличак Serbian
cigorinek obyčajný pravý Slovak
nevädza hlaváčovitá Slovak
poljski glavinec Slovene
волошка шорсткувата Ukrainian