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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.

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Cynareae
Genus: Cousinia Cass.
  • C. crispa

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

Some species of CousiniaEdit


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