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Common name

English: African lettuce, Wild lettuce

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Asterales (221)

        Family: Asteraceae (219)(family description)

          Genus: Launaea (2)

            Epithet: taraxacifolia (Willd.) Amin ex C.Jeffrey (1)

Synonyms: Lactuca taraxacifolia (Willd.) Hornem. , Sonchus taraxacifolius Willd.

taraxacifolia => having leaves like Taraxacum, the Dandelion

taraxacifolius => having leaves like Taraxacum, the Dandelion

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Launaea taraxacifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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