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Cornflower

Scientific Name
Centaurea cyanus
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae)
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene(s)

Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit)

Description

Achene appendages: Pappas 3 - 4mm

Achene Colour: Variable - browm/yellow

Achene Length: 3 - 4mm, 5 - 7mm

Achene Sculpture: Smooth

Achene Shape: Narrowly oblong
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
05/03/2012 03:41 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 12:25 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus ) Updated on 1/17/2013 12:25:14 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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