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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Dipsacales

Familia: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamilia: Dipsacoideae
Tribus: Dipsaceae
Genus: Cephalaria
Subgenera: C. subg. Cephalaria – C. subg. Fimbriatocarpus

Species: C. alpina – C. adiyamanensis – C. amana – C. ambrosioides – C. anamurensis – C. anatolica – C. aristata – C. armeniaca – C. armerioides – C. attenuata – C. aytachii – C. balansae – C. balkharica – C. boetica – C. bojnordensis – C. brevipaleacea – C. calcarea – C. cedrorum – C. chaldoranensis – C. cilicica – C. cilodaghensis – C. coriacea – C. dagestanica – C. davisiana – C. decurrens – C. demirizii – C. dichaetophora – C. dirmilensis – C. duzceensis – C. ekimiana – C. elazigensis – C. elmaliensis – C. fanourii – C. flava – C. foliosa – C. galpiniana – C. gazipashensis – C. gigantea – C. glaberrima – C. goetzei – C. golestanica – C. hakkiarica – C. hirsuta – C. humilis – C. integerrima – C. integrifolia – C. isaurica – C. joppensis – C. juncea – C. katangensis – C. kesruanica – C. kleinii – C. kutahyaensis – C. laevigata – C. leucantha – C. linearifolia – C. litvinovii – C. lycica – C. mauritanica – C. media – C. microcephala – C. microdonta – C. monocephala – C. nachiczevanica – C. natalensis – C. oblongifolia – C. paphlagonica – C. pastricensis – C. peshmenii – C. petiolata – C. procera – C. pungens – C. qeydarensis – C. radiata – C. retrosetosa – C. rigida – C. salicifolia – C. scabra – C. scoparia – C. setosa – C. sparsipilosa – C. speciosa – C. squamiflora – C. stapfii – C. stellipilis – C. sublanata – C. sumbuliana – C. syriaca – C. szaboi – C. taurica – C. tchihatchewii – C. tenella – C. tenuiloba – C. torbatejamensis – C. transcaucasica – C. transsylvanica – C. tuteliana – C. uralensis – C. velutina – C. wilmsiana – C. zeyheriana
Source(s) of checklist:

Hassler, M. 2019. Cephalaria. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 21. Reference page.

Name

Cephalaria Schrad. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 3: 1 (1818), nom. cons.

Type species: C. alpina (L.) Schrad. ex Roem. & Schult.

Synonyms

Homotypic
Cerionanthus Schott ex Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15, 3: 43 (1818).

Heterotypic
Lepicephalus Lag., Gen. Sp. Pl. 7 (1816), nom. rej.
Type species: non design.
Xetola Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 95 (1838).
Type species: non design.

References

Roemer, J.J. & Schultes, J.A. 1818. Caroli a Linné equitis Systema Vegetabilium. Editio nova, speciebus inde ab editione XV. detectis aucta et locupletata. Vol. 3. VI+584 pp. Sumtibus J. G. Cottae, Stuttgardtiae [Stuttgart]. BHL. Reference page.

Additional references

Bobrov, E.G. 1957. Dipsacaceae. in Shishkin B.K. (ed.), Flora SSSR 24: 9–66.
Szabó, Z. von 1940. Cephalaria - génusz monográfiája. A Magyar Tudomanyos Akademia, Budapest.

Links

Hassler, M. 2019. Cephalaria. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 21. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Cephalaria in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Cephalaria. Published online. Accessed: Aug. 21 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Cephalaria. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Aug. 21.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Schuppenköpfe
suomi: Kirahvinkukat
svenska: Jätteväddssläktet

Cephalaria is a genus of about 65 species of flowering plants in the family Caprifoliaceae,[1] native to southern Europe, western and central Asia, and northern and southern Africa.

They are annual or perennial herbaceous plants growing to 0.8–2 m tall.

Cephalaria species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Schinia imperialis, which feeds exclusively on C. procera.

Selected species:

Cephalaria alpina (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Cephalaria ambrosioides (Sibth. & Sm.) Roem. & Schult.
Cephalaria anatolica Shkhiyan
Cephalaria aristata C.Koch
Cephalaria coriacea (Willd.) Roem. & Schult. ex Steud.
Cephalaria flava (Sibth. & Sm.) Szabó
Cephalaria gigantea (Ledeb.) Bobrov – Tatarian Cephalaria
Cephalaria joppica (Spreng.) Bég.
Cephalaria laevigata (Waldst. & Kit.) Schrad.
Cephalaria leucantha (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Cephalaria linearifolia Lange
Cephalaria litvinovii Bobrov
Cephalaria pastricensis Dörfl. & Hayek
Cephalaria radiata Griseb. & Schenk
Cephalaria setulifera Boiss. & Heldr.
Cephalaria squamiflora (Sieber) Greuter
Cephalaria scabra (L.f.) Roem. & Schult.
Cephalaria syriaca (L.) Roem. & Schult. – Syrian Cephalaria
Cephalaria tchihatchewii Boiss.
Cephalaria transylvanica (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Cephalaria uralensis (Murray) Roem. & Schult.

Cultivation and uses

Some species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens. The most popular species is C. gigantea, a perennial species from the Caucasus growing to 2 m tall, valued for its strong erect growth with dark green foliage and yellow flowers.[2]
See also

Flora Europaea: Cephalaria
Flora of Pakistan: Cephalaria

References

"Cephalaria", The Plant List (version 1.1), retrieved 2014-09-19
Huxley, A., ed. (1992). The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-47494-5.

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