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Noun1.Lactuca - an herb with milky juice: lettuceLactuca - an herb with milky juice: lettuce; prickly lettuce
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
lettuce - any of various plants of the genus Lactuca
common lettuce, garden lettuce, Lactuca sativa - annual or perennial garden plant having succulent leaves used in salads; widely grown
cos lettuce, Lactuca sativa longifolia, romaine lettuce - lettuce with long dark-green spoon-shaped leaves
head lettuce, Lactuca sativa capitata - distinguished by leaves arranged in a dense rosette that develop into a compact ball
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Isotermas de dessorcao de sementes de Lactuca sativa
6%), and Ulva lactuca "sea lettuce" and Gelidium congestum "jelly-weed" (22.
Phytotoxicity and cytotoxicity of Lepidaploa rufogrisea (Asteraceae) extracts in the plant model Lactuca sativa (Asteraceae)
lactuca was measured before and after the experiment to determine how much seaweed the crabs consumed.
Some plants can be used as models in bioassays, such as Allium cepa, Tradescantia, and Lactuca sativa in order to investigate the action of some substances in the cell cycle.
Bioremediation potential, growth and biomass yield of the green seaweed, Ulva lactuca in an integrated marine aquaculture system at the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia at different stocking densities and effluent flow rates.
Lactuca serriola is a roadside weed plant with two or three inches lobed or pinnatifid leaves that clasp the stem.
Robertson-Anderson (2003) The cultivation of Ulva lactuca (Chlorophyta) in an integrated aquaculture system, for the production of abalone feed and the bioremediation of aquaculture effluent.
Lettuce leaves release a milk-like sap when cut and that's how its name is derived from the Latin word lactuca, for milk.