Leucanthemum vulgare (Vaill.) Lam.
  • Fl. Franc. 2


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Leucanthemum vulgare (Vaill.) Lam. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000036932. Accessed on: 02 Dec 2021'

General Information

Perennial with up to 1 m tall, glabrous or ± hairy, simple or much branched shoots from ascending or horizontally creeping rhizome. Leaves, especially basal and median, long petioled, green-glaucous, obovate-spathulate to oblong-obovate, (1.5-) 2.5-10 (-15) cm long, basally cuneate, entire, crenate, obtusely toothed or deeply pinnatifid, upper stem leaves sessile. Capitula long-peduncled, radiate or discoid, (2-) 2.5-5 cm across, solitary or 2-6 (-10), in lax corymbs. Involucre saucer-shaped, 1-2 cm in diam., phyllaries ovate-oblong to lanceolate, 5-8 mm long, light to dark membranous margined, inner ones with wide apical appendage. Ray-florets, in radiate forms, 12-30, female, fertile, tube winged with 10-25 mm long, white ligules. Disc-florets and marginal florets in discoid capitula bisexual, yellow, 2.5-3 mm long, teeth deltoid, acute. Cypselas variable in size, 2-3 mm long, 10-ribbed. Pappus absent in disc-cypselas, present in ray-cypselas as unilateral, c. 0.3-0.5 mm long auricle.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora of Pakistan
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    Synonyms

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    Compositae
    CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0). https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora of Pakistan
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/Pakistan
    Flora of Pakistan. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2020.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).