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Lactuca tuberosa (April)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Cichorioideae
Tribus: Cichorieae
Subtribus: Lactucinae
Genus: Lactuca
Species: Lactuca tuberosa

Lactuca tuberosa Jacq., Hort. Vindob. 1: 18. 1770.

Cephalorrhynchus candolleanus Boiss.
Lactuca cretica Desf.
Lactuca leucophaea Sm.
Lactuca petraea Fisch. & C. A. Mey.
Lactuca sonchifolia Willd.
Mikania floridana F. W. Schmidt.
Steptorhamphus petraeus (Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Grossh.
Steptorhamphus tuberosus (Jacq.) Grossh.
Steptorhamphus tuberosus subsp. petraeus (Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) Takht.
Wiestia tuberosa Sch. Bip.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Europe
Skopje, Bulgaria, Greece (incl. Kyklades), Crete, East Aegaean Isl., Rhodos, Ukraine, Crimea
Continental: Asie
Northern Caucasus, Georgia [Caucasus], Armenia, Azerbaijan (incl. Nachichevan), Turkey (E-Anatolia, Inner Anatolia, N-Anatolia, NW-Anatolia: Bithynia, S-Anatolia, SE-Anatolia, SSW-Anatolia, W-Anatolia), Cyprus (C-Mountains, E-Cyprus, N-Cyprus, S-Cyprus, W-Cyprus), Iran (EC-Iran, N-Iran, Iranian Aserbaijan, W-Iran), Iraq (NE-Iraq, NW-Iraq), Israel (coastal W-Israel, N-Israel), Jordania (S-Jordania, W-Jordania), Lebanon (Antilebanon, C-Lebanon, coastal W-Lebanon), Oman (Dhofar), Syria (coastal W-Syria, C-Syrian Desert, Jbel Druze, W-Syrian Mountains)
Continental: Africa
?Libya, Tunisia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Jacquin, N.J.v., 1770. Hort. Vindob. 1: 18.


Hassler, M. 2019. Lactuca tuberosa. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 29. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Lactuca tuberosa. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 29 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Lactuca tuberosa in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 29. 2019. Lactuca tuberosa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 29.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Lactuca tuberosa in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Knollen-Lattich
English: Tuberous Lettuce

Lactuca tuberosa is an ornamental plant in the family Asteraceae.[1]

"Lactuca tuberosa". The Plant List. Retrieved 23 May 2020.

Further reading
Pink, A. (2004). Gardening for the Million. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.

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