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Launaea intybacea (Jacq.) Beauverd
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, Sér. 2 2: 114 (1910)
Information on the genus : Launaea
Basionym : Lactuca intybacea Jacq.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lactuca intybacea Jacq. (1784)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lactuca goraeensis (Lam.) Sch. Bip.
=Sonchus goraeensis Lam. (1791)
=Brachyramphus goraeensis (Lam.) DC. (1839)
=Launaea goraeensis (Lam.) O. Hoffm. (1893)
=Launaea kuriensis Vierh. (1906)
=Lactuca heyneana DC.
=Lactuca pinnatifida (Lour.) Merr.
=Scorzonera pinnatifida Lour. (1790)
=Lactuca remotiflora DC. (1834)
=Lactuca runcinata DC.
=Lactuca schimperi Jaub. & Spach
=Prenanthes sonchifolia Willd.
=Lactuca goraeensis var. glomerata A. Terracc. (1893)
=Lactuca goraeensis var. effusa A. Terracc. (1904)
=Ipomoea nudicaulis var. major Bolle (1861)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual or perennial- Herb- Ht 0.3 - 2 m. Alt 300 - 1500 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:158 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 306 (1997).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Compositae[1]: 105-106 (2000)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • MONOD, Th. (1979). Fruits et graines de Mauritanie (fin). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., sect B Ser. 4, 1: 3-51
  • KILIAN, N. (1997). Revision of Launaea Cass. (Compositae, Lactuceae, Sonchinae). Englera 17: 248
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 198
 
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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