Leontodon autumnalis, Scorzoneroides autumnalis, SE: Höstfibbla,
DE: Herbst-Lövenzahn, NL: Vertakte leeuwentand,
UK: Autumn Hawkbit, Fall Dandelion
|| ||Leontodon autumnalis L.|
|| ||Scorzoneroides autumnalis L. (Moench)|
|| || Herbst-Lövenzahn |
|| ||Vertakte leeuwentand|
|| ||Autumn Hawkbit, Fall Dandelion|
|| ||Asteraceae - Compositae, Aster family, Korgblommiga växter|
|| ||Height 10-80 cm; short rhizomes; single or few stems, branched above, glabrous towards the base, and slightly hairy towards the flower heads; scale-like bracts on the flower stalks near the flower heads|
|| ||Basal rosette; oblanceolate, 4-35 cm long, 5-40 mm wide, deeply lobed with glabrous or hairy surfaces|
|| ||clusters of 2 to 5 flower heads|
|| ||Involucral bracts, glabrous or hairy, narrow, 10-12 mm long; Yellow flowers, ligulate, 10-18 mm long with five teeth at the tips|
|| ||July, August, September, October|
|| ||Non-beaked cypselae, 4-7 mm long with pappus of feathery, 5-8 mm long bristles|
|| ||Grasslands, pastures, roadsides and cultivated land. |
|| ||Throughout the country|
Derivation of the botanical name:
br>Leontodon, leon, λεων, οντιϛ, a lion; odous, tooth, because of the toothed leaves.
autumnalis, pertaining to autumn.
Scorzoneroides, resembling Scorzonera, from Old French scorzon, a snake; possibly from the use of its root as a cure for snakebite.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.
- The standard author abbreviation Moench is used to indicate Conrad Moench (1744 – 1805), a German botanist.