African Plant Database


Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg.
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Prim. Fl. Holsat. 56 (1780)
Information on the genus : Taraxacum
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Taraxacum dens-leonis auct.
=Taraxacum officinale var. affine Rouy
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Herb- Ht 0.01 - 0.4 m. Alt 400 - 2500 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Subhumid; Anthropic; 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 162 (2006).
  • Bothalia 38[2]: 129 (2008).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 551  
  • SENNEN, F. & F. MAURICIO (1933). Catàlogo de la Flora del Rif Oriental y principalmente de las cabilas limítrofes con Melilla.  
  • Fl. Eur. 4: 340 (1976).
  • JEFFREY, C. (1979). Compositae In L. BOULOS (ed.) - A check-list of the Libyan flora. 3. Compositae. Candollea 34: 315
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. N. Maroc 2: 694 (2002).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 203 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 104043
 
Record n°104043 modified 2008-09-18
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