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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Asterales
Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Cichorioideae
Tribus: Cardueae
Subtribus: Echinopsidinae
Genus: Cousinia
Species: C. coronata - C. microcarpa - C. minuta - C. onopordioides - C. radians - C. regelii


Cousinia Cass.

The genus Cousinia of the tribe Cardueae (= Cynareae) is in its current circumscription one of the larger genera in the Asteraceae, with approximately 600-700 species distributed in central and western Asia.

Many of the species in this genus were once classified in genus Arctium, (Burdock).

Some species of Cousinia

Cousinia adenostigia Resch.
Cousinia concolor, Bunge
Cousinia coronata, Franch.
Cousinia crispa, Jaub & Spach.
Cousinia discolor, Bunge
Cousinia elbursensis, Mahdigholi, Attar, Sheidai & Ghahreman
Cousinia hypoleuca, Boiss.
Cousinia irritans, Resch.
Cousinia microcarpa, Boiss.
Cousinia minuta, Boiss.
Cousinia onopordioides, Ledeb.
Cousinia pinarocephala, Boiss.
Cousinia pseudomollis
Cousinia pterocaulos, C.A. Mey.
Cousinia radians, Bunge.
Cousinia regelii, C. Winkl.
Cousinia sheidaei, Attar, Ghahreman & Mahdigholi
Cousinia serratuloides, Boiss.

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