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Taxon: Lactuca sativa L.

 
Genus: Lactuca
Section: Lactuca
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Lactucinae
Nomen number: 21360
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:795. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2637 (2176 active, 1325 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (in Egypt)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Feráková, V. 1977. The genus Lactuca in Europe. 67-68.
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  10. Lebeda, A. et al. 2004. Geographical distribution of wild Lactuca species (Asteraceae, Lactuceae). Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 70:328-356
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  13. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:105.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  18. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:186.
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Vries, I. M. de. 1997. Origin and domestication of Lactuca sativa L.. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:165-174.
  21. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Lactuca sativa L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21360. Accessed 23 August 2019.