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Linnaean Name: Lactuca scariola Linnaeus
Reference: Amoenitates Academicae 4 : 489 (1759)
Provenance: "Habitat [in Europa australi.] Sp. Pl., ed. 2, 2: 1119 (1763)"
Type: Lectotype : "Lactuca silvestris sive Endivia multis dicta, folio laciniato, dorso spinoso" in Bauhin & Cherler, Hist. Pl. Univ., 2: 1003, 1003, 1651
Designated by: de Vries & Jarvis in Taxon 36 : 151 (1987)
Current Name: Lactuca serriola L.
Current Family: Asteraceae
Record last updated: 24/11/2003