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).
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores
 
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
 
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