Genus:
Launaea Cass.

Launaea capitata (Spreng.) Dandy

This species is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands (Fuerteventura, Lanzarote) to NW. India.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Canary Is., Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Sudan, Tunisia, Yemen

Launaea capitata (Spreng.) Dandy appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1990 s.coll. [s.n.] K000808063 isotype Yes

First published in F.W.Andrews, Fl. Pl. Sudan 3: 40 (1956)

Accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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