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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: Knautieae
Genus: Knautia
Subgenera: K. subg. Knautia – K. subg. Trichera – K. subg. Tricheroides
Overview of species

K. adriatica – K. albanica – K. ambigua – K. arvensis – K. arvernensis – K. baldensis – K. basaltica – K. byzantina – K. calycina – K. carinthiaca – K. caroli-rechingeri – K. clementii – K. collina – K. dalmatica – K. degenii – K. dinarica – K. dipsacifolia – K. drymeia – K. fleischmannii – K. foreziensis – K. godetii – K. gussonei – K. illyrica – K. involucrata – K. integrifolia – K. kitaibelii – K. legionensis – K. longifolia – K. lucana – K. macedonica – K. magnifica – K. mauritanica – K. mollis – K. nevadensis – K. numantina – K. orientalis – K. pancicii – K. pectinata – K. persicina – K. pseudolongifolia – K. ressmannii – K. rupicola – K. salvadoris – K. sarajevensis – K. serpentinicola – K. shepardii – K. slovaca – K. subcanescens – K. subscaposa – K. tatarica – K. trachytica – K. transalpina – K. travnicensis – K. velebitica – K. velutina – K. visianii
Nothospecies:

K. × alleizettei – K. × chassagnei – K. × cousturieri – K. × dobrogensis – K. × intercedens – K. × lamottei – K. × norica – K. × oecsemensis – K. × sambucifolia – K. × sennenii – K. × sequanica – K. × spectabilis – K. × ujhelyii
Name

Knautia L., Sp. Pl. 1: 101. (1753).

Type species: Knautia orientalis L., Sp. Pl. 1: 101. (1753).

Synonyms

Homotypic
Lychniscabiosa Heist. ex Fabr., Enum. 90. (1759).
Heterotypic
Anisodens Dulac, Fl. Hautes-Pyrénées 465. (1867).
Type species: non design.

References
Primary references

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 101.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Knautia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 March 3. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Knautia. Published online. Accessed: 3 March 2019.
Hassler, M. 2019. Knautia. 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. 13. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2019. Knautia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 March 3.

Vernacular names

čeština: Chrastavec
kaszëbsczi: Głowôcz
dansk: Blåhat
Deutsch: Witwenblumen
dolnoserbski: Bubliny
English: Widow flowers
Esperanto: Knaŭtio
español: Flores de la Viuda
eesti: Äiatar (perekond)
suomi: Ruusuruohot
français: Knauties
hornjoserbsce: Hłowač
Ido: Knaucio
Адыгэбзэ: Барэбыдзхэр
lietuvių: Buožainė
Nederlands: Knautia
polski: Świerzbnica
русский: Короставник
slovenčina: Chrastavec
svenska: Åkerväddar

Knautia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Caprifoliaceae.[1] The common names are variants of "widow flower". Others are given the name "scabious", which properly belongs to the related genus (Scabiosa). The name Knautia comes from the 17th-century German botanists, Drs. Christoph and Christian Knaut.[2]
Selected species

Knautia arvensis - Meadow widow flower, blue buttons, field scabious
Knautia carinthiaca
Knautia drymeia - Hungarian widow flower
Knautia kitaiebellii
Knautia longifolia - Long leaf widow flower
Knautia macedonica
Knautia maxima - Forest widow flower
Knautia norica
Knautia persicina

References

"Knautia", The Plant List (version 1.1), retrieved 2014-09-19
The Plant Lover's Companion: Plants, People & Places by Julia Brittain

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