Cirsium interpositum

Cirsium interpositum Petr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 43 283 1938. (syn: Cirsium lepskyi Petr.; Cnicus griffithii Hook.f. [Illegitimate]);

SE-Tibet, China (SW-Yunnan), India (Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur), Bhutan as per Catalogue of Life;
Identification of plants : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Kindly identify this thorny plant snapped at Pfutsero Town, Nagaland
Saussurea or Cirsium sp. ???
Thanks, … Yes, appears to be Cirsium only as per comparative images herein and as per comparative images at Carduoideae
What are the species reported from that area?

I was trying since first post but unable to ID!
shrub (seems Asteraceae) from Phenk (Nagaland)-9 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) - 4 mb.
Please identify the shrub (seems Asteraceae) from Phenk (Nagaland)
I think some Cirsium as per comparative images herein.
What are the species reported from the area ?