Launaea

Launaea

Synonymy

Source: Greuter, W. (2006+): Compositae (pro parte majore). – In: Greuter, W. & Raab-Straube, E. von (ed.): Compositae. Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.
Launaea Cass. in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 25: 61, 321. 1822
    • =Lomatolepis Cass. in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 48: 422. 1827
    • =Rhabdotheca Cass. in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 48: 424. 1827
    • =Microrhynchus Less., Syn. Gen. Compos.: 139. 1832
    • =Heterachaena Fresen. in Mus. Senckenberg. 3: 74. 1839

    Distribution

    Ag Bl(I M N) Ca(C F G ?H L P T) Cy Eg Hs(S) Ir Jo Le Li Ma Md(M) Si(S) Sn Sy Tn 

    Euro+Med: Algeria native; Baleares native (Ibiza native, Mallorca native, Menorca native); Canary islands native (Fuerteventura native, Gomera native, Gran Canaria native, Hierro native: presence questionable, La Palma native, Lanzarote native, Tenerife native); Cyprus native; Egypt native; Israel/Palestine native; Jordan native; Lebanon native; Libya native; Madeira archipelago native (Madeira island native); Morocco native; Sicily, with Malta native (Sicily native); Sinai native; Spain, with Gibraltar and Andorra native (Spain native); Syria native; Tunisia native

    Common Names

    Arabic (Lebanon): لونييَةA; Arabic (Syria): لونييَةB; Hebrew (Israel): לוֹנֵאָהC, לוניאהC; Italian (Italy): LauneaD

    Bibliography

    A. Nehmé, M., Dictionnaire Etymologique de la Flore du Liban. 2000
    B. Nehmé, M., Etymological Dictionary of Syrian Flora. 2008
    C. Danin, A., Flora of Israel Online
    D. Pignatti, S., Flora d'Italia 3. 1982