African Plant Database

Launaea nana (Baker) Chiov.
Protologue : Res. Sci. Somal. Ital. 1: 108 (1916)
Information on the genus : Launaea
Basionym : Lactuca nana Baker
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lactuca nana Baker (1895)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Launaea elliotiana (Hiern) Boulos
=Sonchus elliotianus Hiern (1898)
=*Sonchus nanus O. Hoffm. (1895) non Sond. ex Harv.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Herb- Ht up to 0.05 m. Alt 500 - 800 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 307
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Compositae[1]: 100-101 (2000)

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:158 (2012)
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Record n°96663 modified 2006-10-11
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