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Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.

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Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg., Prim. Fl. Holsat. 56 (1780)
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.

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Exotic
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New Zealand
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F.H.Wigg.
F.H.Wigg.
1780
56
replacement name
ICN
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
species
Taraxacum officinale

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officinale

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Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.

Perennial rosette herb. Lvs all basal, linear-oblanceolate to obovate, runcinate-pinnatifid to not lobed, toothed, glabrous or with sparse short multicellular hairs especially on midrib above, 5-30-(60) × 1-10-(12) cm; terminal lobe triangular to deltoid, acute or obtuse, truncate or hastate at base; lateral lobes narrowly to broadly triangular, usually recurved, often toothed, especially on distal margin; petiole and proximal part of midrib hollow. Scape stout, hollow, glabrous or cobwebby, 3-35-(60) cm tall. Capitula 3-5 cm diam. Involucral bracts glabrous; outer bracts narrowly obovate, attenuate, dull green or reddish, strongly reflexed to recurved at flowering and fruiting, with margins not scarious; inner bracts narrowly triangular to linear, acute, green, erect, with scarious margins at least at base. Florets golden yellow. Achene body cream to greenish brown, ribbed, clavate, 2.5-3.5 mm long; ribs each with 3-(5) teeth on distal ⅓, the distal teeth longest; cone tapering, 0.5-1 mm long, concolorous with body; beak usually white to cream, rarely dark, slender, 7-10 mm long. Pappus white, 5-7 mm long.

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Leontodon taraxacum L.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Leontodon taraxacum L.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum dens-leonis Desf.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum dens-leonis Desf.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale var. glabratus Kirk
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale var. glabratus Kirk
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale var. pygmaea Hook.f.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Taraxacum officinale var. pygmaea Hook.f.
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.

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Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Australia
New South Wales
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Cook Islands
Rarotonga
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
Canterbury Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
Hawke's Bay Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
Marlborough Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
Nelson Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
North Auckland Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
Otago Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
Southland Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
New Zealand
Wellington Land District
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Niue
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
Tonga
Taraxacum officinale F.H.Wigg.
United Kingdom

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editorial
Taraxacum officinale is a replacement name for Leontodon taraxacum to avoid a tautonym when transferred (see ICBN (St Louis) Art. 23.4).

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648b253c-c51b-4ebe-a8cd-3d1912a8e10d
scientific name
Names_Plants
1 January 2000
15 June 2006
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