Lactuca sativa L.

  • Family : ASTERACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Lactuca sativa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lactuca sativa L.
  • Common name : Lettuce plant
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : March
  • Native : Middle East
  • Comments : Cultivated for its edible leaves.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Middle East; Cultivated in most parts of the world
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. sativa. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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