Leontodon hispidus L., SE:Sommarfibbla, DE: Rauher Lövenzahn,
NL: Ruige leeuwentand, UK: Rough Hawkbit
|| ||Leontodon hispidus L.|
|| ||Rauher |
|| ||Ruige leeuwentand|
|| ||Rough Hawkbit|
|| || Asteraceae / Compositae, Sunflower family, Korgblommiga|
|| ||Perennial herb|
|| ||Very hairy stem that swells slightly at the top|
|| ||Roughly hairy, usually on single stems from a basal rosette|
|| ||Yellow, flower-heads solitary, 25-35 mm across; florets all ligulate, and the underside of the outer florets sometimes has a reddish tinge|
|| ||June, July, August|
|| ||Achene, scarcely beaked, pappus of dirty white hairs. |
|| ||Dry meadows hills, pastures and roadsides|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Leontodon, leon, λεων, οντιϛ, a lion; odous, tooth, because of the toothed leaves.
hispides, hispid, rough, shaggy, bristly; bristly.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.