Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
Centaurea stoebe L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 913 [tax. nov.]
Greuter, W. (2003), The Euro+Med treatment of Cardueae (Compositae) - generic concepts and required new names. Willdenowia 33(1): 56 [secondary reference]
  • Neotype: "Centaurea Rhenana Bor., Niederosterreich, Felsen in der Modlinger Klause", 13.07.1908, Korb (W. acq. No. 5875).
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2011), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: ACT (naturalised)
Bean, A.R. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (2015), Asteraceae Subfam. 2. Carduoideae Trib. 1. Cardueae. Flora of Australia 37: 80, Fig. 6F-H, map APC [secondary reference]
misapplication: Centaurea maculosa Lam. legitimate by Richardson, F.J., Richardson, R.G. & Shepherd, R.C.H. (2006), Weeds of the South-East; an identification guide for Australia: 124
  • APC Dist.: ACT (naturalised)