Launaea intybacea (Jacq.) Beauverd

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Basionym : Lactuca remotiflora DC.
  • Synonym(s) : Launaea remotiflora (DC.) Stebbins; Lactuca runcinata DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Launaea intybacea (Jacq.) Beauverd
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in wastelands and rocky crevices
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chikkamagaluru district, Raichur district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Villipuram district, Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Central America, Europe, S. Africa, SE. Asia, Pakistan, Arabia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Launaea intybacea. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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