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Taxon: Lactuca orientalis (Boiss.) Boiss.

Genus: Lactuca section: Phaenixopus
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Cichorieae subtribe: Lactucinae.
Nomen number: 21351
Place of publication: Fl. orient. 3:819. 1875
Name verified on: 23-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2009
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of lettuce   (fide Amer J Bot 85:1528. 1998)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Egypt
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey [e.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan

References:

  • Boulos, L. 1995. Flora of Egypt checklist.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. [= Scariola orientalis (Boiss.) Soják].
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR. [= Scariola orientalis (Boiss.) Soják].
  • Lebeda, A. et al. 2004. Geographical distribution of wild Lactuca species (Asteraceae, Lactuceae). Bot. Rev. (Lancaster) 70:328–356.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. [= Scariola orientalis (Boiss.) Soják].
  • Parsa, A. 1943–1952. Flore de l'Iran.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica. [= Scariola orientalis (Boiss.) Soják].
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
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Check other web resources for Lactuca orientalis (Boiss.) Boiss.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21351 (19 April 2014)

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