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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. Last Changed: 19-Mar-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2636 (2175 active, 1248 available) 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:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 (L Noms French ed7)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  5. Feráková, V. 1977. The genus Lactuca in Europe 67-68.
  6. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  8. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants (Lampe & McCann)
  11. Lebeda, A. et al. 2004. Geographical distribution of wild Lactuca species (Asteraceae, Lactuceae) Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 70:328-356
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  14. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:105.
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  18. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  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.

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 26 June 2019.