African Plant Database

Lactuca inermis Forssk.
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 144 (1775)
Information on the genus : Lactuca
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lactuca capensis Thunb. (1800)
=Lactuca pallidocoerulea Dinter
=Lactuca abyssinica Fresen. (1839)
=Lactuca capensis var. myriocephala Dethier synonym L. schweinfurthii sensu Robyns p.p., non Oliv. & Hiern
=Lactuca kenyensis Stebbins
=Lactuca lebrunii Robyns (1943)
=Lactuca leptocephala Stebbins (1936)
=Lactuca rariflora Fresen. (1839)
=*Lactuca schweinfurthii auct. sensu Robyns p.p., non Oliv. & Hiern
=Lactuca seretii De Wild.
=Lactuca vanderystii De Wild.
=Lactuca capensis var. duruensis De Wild.
=Lactuca hochstetteri var. humilis (A. Rich.) Oliv. & Hiern
=Pyrrhopappus humilis A. Rich. (1848)
=Lactuca hochstetteri (A. Rich.) Oliv. & Hiern (1877)
=Pyrrhopappus hochstetteri A. Rich. (1848)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Herb Ht up to 1 m. Alt 100 - 2200 m. Distribution: FS, NC
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1992). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 6[1]: 205-206
  • 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: 305 (1997).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Compositae[1]: 83-85 (2000)
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Record n°99975 modified 2007-04-02
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