African Plant Database

Launaea taraxacifolia (Willd.) Amin ex C. Jeffrey
Protologue : Kew Bull. 18: 474 (1966)
Information on the genus : Launaea
Basionym : Sonchus taraxacifolius Willd.
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sonchus taraxacifolius Willd. (1803)
 Lactuca taraxacifolia (Willd.) Schumach. ex Hornem. (1827)

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • KILIAN, N. (1997). Revision of Launaea Cass. (Compositae, Lactuceae, Sonchinae). Englera 17: 241
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 198
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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