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Fam.: Asteraceae / Composite Fam.      
 

Synon.:  Lactuca tuberosa  JACQ.
 

Genus:  Steptorhamphus  BUNGE,  Lactuca  L.
 

Authors:
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
   GROSSH.:  Alexander Alfonsovich Grossheim (1888 - 1948), Russian botanist
   JACQ.:  Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727 - 1817), Austrian chemist and botanist
   BUNGE:  Alexander Andrejewitsch von Bunge (1803 - 1890), German-Russian physician and botanist
 

Etymology:
   Steptorhamphus:   stepto = twisted, rhamphos = beak (achenes)
   tuberosus:   bulbous
   Lactuca:   laktis = milk
 

Steptorhamphus tuberosus / Tuberous Lettuce, GR Hymettos 21.5.2008
Fig. 1:  Steptorhamphus tuberosus / Tuberous Lettuce
GR Hymettos 21.5.2008
Steptorhamphus tuberosus / Tuberous Lettuce, GR Hymettos 21.5.2008
Fig. 2:  Steptorhamphus tuberosus / Tuberous Lettuce
GR Hymettos 21.5.2008
Steptorhamphus tuberosus / Tuberous Lettuce, GR Hymettos 21.5.2008
Fig. 3:  Steptorhamphus tuberosus / Tuberous Lettuce
GR Hymettos 21.5.2008
 
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