Genus: Taraxacum

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Last Modified 03/19/2013

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Taraxacum F. H. Wiggers, Prim. Fl. Holsat., 56. 1780.

List of Taraxacum Species

References to Taraxacum

  • Andersen, M. C. 1993. Diaspore morphology and seed dispersal in several wind-dispersed Asteraceae. Amer. J. Bot. 80: 487-492.
  • Collier, M. H.; Rogstad, S. H. 2004. Clonal variation in floral stage timing in the common dandelion Taraxacum officinale (Asteraceae). Amer. J. Bot. 91: 1828-1833.
  • Doll, R. 1974. The genus Taraxacum. Wittenberg-Lutherstadt. (In German)
  • Hughes, J.; Richards, A. J. 1988. The genetic structure of populations of sexual and asexual Taraxacum (dandelions). Heredity 60: 161-171.
  • Keane, B. 2005. Pollution and genetic structure of North American populations of the common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 105: 341-357.
  • King, L. M. 1993. Origins of genotypic variation in North American dandelions inferred from ribosomal DNA and chloroplast DNA restriction enzyme analysis. Evolution 47: 136-151.
  • Kirschner, J. 2011. Typification of Leontodon taraxacum L. (= Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wiff.) and the generic name Taraxacum: a review and a new typification proposal. Taxon 60: 216-220.
  • Kirschner, J. 2003. Principal features of the cpDNA evolution in Taraxacum (Asteraceae, Lactuceae): a conflict with taxonomy. Pl. Syst. Evol. 239: 231-255.
  • Mack, R. N. 2003. Plant naturalizations and invasions in the eastern United States: 1634-1860. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 90: 77-90.
  • Martonfiova, L. 2006. Possible pathways of the gene flow in Taraxacum sect. Ruderalia. Folia Geobotanica 41: 183-201.
  • Mogie, M.; Ford, H. 1988. Sexual and asexual Taraxacum species. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 35: 155-168.
  • Myers, J. A. 2004. Seed dispersal by white-tailed deer: implications for long-distance dispersal, invasion, and migration of plants in eastern North America. Oecologia 139: 35-44.
  • Taylor, R. J. 1987. Populational variation and biosystematic interpretations in weedy dandelions. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 114: 109-120.
  • Zavesky, L. 2005. Nuclear DNA content variation within the genus Taraxacum (Asteraceae). Folia Geobotanica 40: 91-104.