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Centaurea chilensis Bertero ex Hook. & Arn. var. chilensis

Centaurea chilensis Bertero ex Hook. & Arn. var. chilensis is a synonym of:
Plectocephalus chilensis (Bertero ex Hook. & Arn.) G. Don ex Loudon var.  chilensis 

Place of Publication

Bot. Beechey Voy. 1: 33 (1830)


  • Hooker & Arnott (1830)

    Hooker, W.J. and Arnott, G.A.W. 1830. The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers on the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F. W. Beechey, R. N., F. R., & A. S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. Part 1. London: Henry G. Bohn


  • Riedemann et al. (2006):

Distribution and habitat

Habita entre las provincias de Copiapó y Melipilla (27°47’-34°08’ lat. S), entre los 30-2200 msnm. Crece en laderas rocosas y bancos de arena. Florece de septiembre a diciembre.


  • Gay (1849d)
  • Hoffmann (1998a)
  • Muñoz-Pizarro (1966)
  • Muñoz-Schick (1985)
  • Navas (1979)
  • Riedemann et al. (2006)