Cichorieae

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Cichorieae
Cichorium intybus Slovakia.jpg
Cichorium intybus (chicory)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Cichorieae
(Lam. & DC. 1806)
Subtribes[1]

Chondrillinae
Cichoriinae
Crepidinae
Hieraciinae
Hyoseridinae
Hypochaeridinae
Lactucinae
Microseridinae
Scolyminae
Scorzonerinae
Warioniinae

Synonyms

Lactuceae Cassini

Cichorieae (sometimes Lactuceae) is a tribe of plants in the family Asteraceae that includes 100 genera and more than 1,600 species. They are found primarily in temperate regions of the Eastern Hemisphere.[2] Well known members include lettuce, chicory, dandelion, and salsify.

List of Genera[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ICN (Hand, R., Kilian, N. & Raab-Straube, E. von; general editors) 2009- (continuously updated): International Cichorieae Network: Cichorieae Portal. Published on the Internet at http://wp6-cichorieae.e-taxonomy.eu/portal/; accessed 5 Nov 2010
  2. ^ Brouillet, Luc; Barkley, Theodore M.; Strother, John L. (2006). "Cichorieae". In Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. 1993+. Flora of North America 19. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 214. 
  3. ^ Kilian, N. & Gemeinholzer, B. (2007). "Studies in the Compositae of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra – 7. Erythroseris, a new genus and the previously unknown sister group of Cichorium (Cichorieae subtribe Cichoriinae)". Willdenowia 37: 283–296. doi:10.3372/wi.37.37117. 

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