Genus:
Lactuca L.

Lactuca orientalis (Boiss.) Boiss.

This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit. to Xinjiang and Arabian Peninsula.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang

Lactuca orientalis (Boiss.) Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Schimper, G.H.W. [259], Egypt K000815019 Yes
Schimper, G.H.W. [259], Egypt K000815020 Yes

First published in Fl. Orient. 3: 819 (1875)

Accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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