Taxon: Launaea aspleniifolia (Willd.) Hook. f.

Genus: Launaea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
Subtribe: Hyoseridinae
Nomen number: 401735
Place of publication: Fl. Brit. India 3:415. 1881
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Englera 17:174. 1997)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh ; Bhutan ; India Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal; Nepal ; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: India Andaman and Nicobar; Laos ; Myanmar


  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Kilian, N. 1997. Revision of Launaea Cass. (Compositae, Lactuceae, Sonchinae) (Englera) 17:170-175.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)

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