Centaury

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Centaury is a common name for several plants and may refer to:

  • Centaurea, a genus in the Asteraceae containing species sometimes called centaury
  • Centaurium, a genus in the Gentianaceae containing species commonly called centaury
    • Gyrandra, a genus formerly included in Centaurium, with species commonly called centaury
    • Schenkia, a genus formerly included in Centaurium, with species commonly called centaury
    • Zeltnera, a New World genus formerly included in Centaurium, with species commonly called centaury
  • Cheirolophus crassifolius, a species in the Asteraceae commonly known as Maltese centaury
  • Sabatia, a New World genus in the Gentianaceae containing species sometimes called centaury