genus Lactuca

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Noun1.genus Lactuca - an herb with milky juice: lettucegenus Lactuca - 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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Sammour, "Karyological and phylogenetic studies in the genus Lactuca L.
The genus Lactuca is classified in the Asteraceae, subfamily Cichorioideae, tribe Lactuceae Cass., subtribe Lactucinae Dumort (Bremer
to the genus Lactuca to be "lettuce." The genus Lactuca is