African Plant Database

Lactuca indica L.
Protologue : Mant. Pl. Altera 278 (1771)
Information on the genus : Lactuca
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pterocypsela indica (L.) C. Shih (1988)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lactuca mauritiana Poir. (1813)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : - HerbHt up to 4 m. Alt 0 - 1200 m. Distribution KN

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: 305
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°99974 modified 2006-10-10
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