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:
Name Verified on: 02-Oct-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2168 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

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  8. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
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  19. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:186.
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  21. Vries, I. M. de 1997. Origin and domestication of Lactuca sativa L. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:165-174.

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. 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 May 2018.