Genus:
Launaea Cass.

Launaea nudicaulis (L.) Hook.f.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands to Arabian Peninsula, Medit. to NW. India.

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A rosette herb
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
A branched, scapose inflorescence up to about 1 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Ligules of florets yellow within, crimson outside.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Benin, Canary Is., Chad, Egypt, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Yemen

Launaea nudicaulis (L.) Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Brit. India 3: 416 (1881)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • 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

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Muschl., Man. Fl. Egypt 2: 1059.
  • in Fl. Brit. Ind. 3: 416 (1881)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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

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