Launaea spinosa

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Launaea spinosa (Forssk.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 350. 1891
  • Prenanthes spinosa Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.: 144. 1775
  • Phaenixopus spinosus (Forssk.) Cass. in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 48: 426. 1824
  • Atalanthus spinosus (Forssk.) Sweet, Hort. Brit., ed. 2: 277. 1830
  • Sonchus spinosus (Forssk.) DC., Prodr. 7: 189. 1838 [non Sonchus spinosus Lam. 1779]
  • Rhabdotheca spinosa (Forssk.) Webb in Hooker, Niger Fl.: 147. 1849
  • Zollikoferia spinosa (Forssk.) Boiss., Fl. Orient. 3: 826. 1875
  • Lactuca spinosa (Forssk.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex B. D. Jacks., Index Kew. 2: 21. 1894 [non Lactuca spinosa Lam. 1792]
  • Atalanthus spinosus (Forssk.) D. Don in Edinburgh New Philos. J. 6: 311. 1829, nom. inval.1
    • Lectotype (designated by Kilian 1997: 1472): "Specimen at BM annotated by C. Jeffrey as type and mounted on one sheet togther [sic] with a specimen of L. cervicornis, [Egypt, ad Ghobeibe 6 milliar. a Suèz, 16.-18.9.1762]", Forsskål (BM)
    • Isolectotype (designated by Kilian 1997: 1472): "specimen ex herb. Moldenhauer labelled 'Forsskål h. n.'" (KIEL)
  • 1. The combination is invalid at this place because D. Don did not definitely associate the specific epithet with the genus name as demanded by Art. 35.2 Melbourne Code.
  • 2. Kilian in Englera 17. 1997