Genus: Centaurea

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Last Modified 02/01/2013

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Centaurea Linneaus Sp. Pl. 2: 909. 1753.

List of Centaurea Species

References to Centaurea

  • Andersen, M. C. 1993. Diaspore morphology and seed dispersal in several wind-dispersed Asteraceae. Amer. J. Bot. 80: 487-492.
  • Bosy, J. L.; Reader, R. J. 1995. Mechanisms underlying the suppression of forb seedling emergence by grass (Poa pratensis) litter. Funct. Ecol. 9: 635-639.
  • He, W. M. 2010. Is there a risk to living large? Large size correlates with reduced growth when stressed for knapweed populations. Biological Invasions 12: 3591-3598.
  • Kapoor, B. M. 1987. Annotated list of the chromosome numbers of the vascular flora of northeastern America V. Naturaliste Canad. 114: 105-116.
  • Knochel, D. G. 2010. Effects of plant competition, seed predation, and nutrient limitation on seedling survivorship of spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe). Biological Invasions 12: 3771-3784.
  • Korneck, D. 2004. Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos, kleinkopfige Flockenblume, eine verkannte Sippe unserer Flora (vorlaufige Mitteilung).. Hess. Florist. Briefe 53: 1-5. (In German)
  • Mraz, P. 2011. Polyploidy in phenotypic space and invasion context: a morphological study of Centaurea stoebe s.l. Int. J. Plant Sci. 172: 386-402.
  • Mummey, D. L.; Rillig, M. C. 2006. The invasive plant species Centaurea maculosa alters arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in the field. Pl. & Soil 288: 81-90.
  • Ochsmann, J. 2000. Morphologische und molekularsystematische Untersuchungen an der Centaurea stoebe L.-Gruppe (Asteraceae-Cardueae) in Europa. Diss. Bot. 324: 1-242. (In German)
  • Ochsmann, J. 2001. On the taxonomy of spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe L.). In: Smith, L. (ed.): Proceedings of the First International Knapweed Symposium of the Twenty-First Century.