EPPO Global Database

Centaurea benedicta(CXDBE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CXDBE
  • Preferred name: Centaurea benedicta
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Linnaeus

Notes

Mediterranean, Caucasus, Central Asia. Introduced into many European countries and worldwide. Cultivated as a medicinal herb

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Carbenia benedicta (Linnaeus) Arcangeli
Cnicus benedictus Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
blessed thistle English (US)
holy thistle English (GB)
Benediktendistel German
Benediktenkraut German
Bitterdistel German
gelbe Benedikte German
Kardobenediktenkraut German
Spinndistel German
chardon béni French
cnicaut béni French
cnicus béni French
alcachofa Spanish
calcitrapa lanosilla Spanish
cardo bendito Spanish
cardo benedicto Spanish (AR)
cardo blanco Spanish
cardo-huso áspero Spanish
cardo santo Spanish
centaurea bendita Spanish
centaurea sudorífica Spanish
centaurea vellosa Spanish
panicardo Spanish
tangarnina Spanish
zorrina Spanish
cardo benedetto Italian
cardo santo Italian
gezegende distel Dutch
cardo-bento Portuguese
cardo-santo Portuguese
kardbenedikt Swedish
бенедикт аптечный Russian
кникус благословенный Russian
topdiken Turkish
kartzaf mevorach Hebrew
קַרְצָף מְבֹרָךְ Hebrew
drapacz lekarski Polish
knikus benedyktyński Polish
бенедиктински трън Bulgarian
пресечка Bulgarian
card beneit Catalan
cardot sant Catalan
card sant Catalan
benedikt lékařský Czech
καλάγκαθο Greek
schinel Romanian
блажени чакаљ Serbian
benedikt lekársky Slovak
хрестовий корінь бенедиктинський Ukrainian