Lapsana communis L.

Common name

English: Common nipplewort

German: Gew├Âhnlicher Rainkohl

Portuguese: Labresto

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Lapsana (1)

           Epithet: communis L. (8)

Synonyms: Lapsana glandulosa (Freyn) Klokov, Lapsana pubescens Hornem.

communis => common, or growing in society

glandulosa => full of glands, glandular

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Lapsana communis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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