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Taxon: Lactuca virosa L.

Genus: Lactuca section: Lactuca
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Cichorieae subtribe: Lactucinae.
Nomen number: 21375
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:795. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 23-Feb-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2009