Lactuca viminea (L.) J. Presl & C. Presl subsp. chondrilliflora (Boreau) St.-Lag.

Nomenclature
The Plant List Lactuca viminea (L.) J. Presl & C. Presl subsp. chondrilliflora (Boreau) St.-Lag.
GRIN Taxonomy Lactuca viminea (L.) J. Presl & C. Presl subsp. chondrilliflora (Boreau) St.-Lag.
Cichorieae Portal Lactuca viminea (L.) J. Presl & C. Presl subsp. chondrilliflora (Boreau) St.-Lag.
Euro+Med Plantbase Lactuca viminea (L.) J. Presl & C. Presl subsp. chondrilliflora (Boreau) St.-Lag.


Native distribution
Europe Croatia; Italy; France; Portugal; Serbia; Spain
Africa Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia


Key features
Lettuce gene pool Tertiary relative
Chromosome number 2n = 18
Habitat Dry, rocky slopes
Life history Biennial
Breeding system Allogamous
Flower colour Yellow
EURISCO (Dec. 2017) 1 accession


Morphological description
General Morphologically closely related to subsp. viminea, from which it differs in its densely branched stem and bigger heads
Achenes 7-10 mm long, beak equalling at most 1/2 of the achene
Reference Cichorieae Portal - based on Feráková V. (1977) The Genus Lactuca in Europe. Bratislava