African Plant Database


Launaea rarifolia (Oliv. & Hiern) Boulos
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Not. 115: 59 (1962)
Information on the genus : Launaea
Basionym : Sonchus rarifolius Oliv. & Hiern
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sonchus rarifolius Oliv. & Hiern (1877)
 Launaea rarifolia (Oliv. & Hiern) Boulos var. rarifolia
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Launaea fischeri (O. Hoffm.) Boulos
=Sonchus fischeri O. Hoffm. (1895)
=Launaea macra (S. Moore) Boulos
=Sonchus macer S. Moore (1899)
=Launaea pauciflora (Baker) Humbert & Boulos
=Sonchus pauciflorus Baker (1882)
=Lactuca pauciflora (Baker) Humbert (1923)
=Sonchus lanifer Dinter (1932)
=Lactuca welwitschii Scott-Elliot (1891)
=Sonchus welwitschii (Scott-Elliot) Chiov. (1917)
=Lactuca stenocephala Baker (1895)
=Lactuca varianii I. M. Johnst.
=Brachyramphus nudicaulis Klatt (1873)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Launaea rarifolia (Oliv. & Hiern) Boulos var. rarifolia
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Herb- Ht 0.1 - 0.9 m. Alt 700 - 1900 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, MP, NW, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1992). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 6[1]: 215-217
  • 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]: 101-102 (2000)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 96664
 
Record n°96664 modified 2006-10-11
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