EPPO Global Database

Taraxacum officinale(TAROF)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-04-10

Basic information
  • EPPO code: TAROF
  • Preferred name: Taraxacum officinale
  • Authority: Weber

Notes

Widespread in Europe, Russian Far East, Asia, North and South America, introduced as a weed into most parts of the world. T. officinale can be taken to represent the large number of mostly apomictic microspecies into which the genus Taraxacum has been classified. Cultivated on a small scale as a blanched salad plant

WSSA list of weeds in North America



Other scientific names
Name Authority
Taraxacum dens-leonis Desfontaines
Taraxacum vulgare (Lamarck) Schrank

Common names
Name Language
глухарче Bulgarian
радика Bulgarian
camaroja Catalan
dent-de-lleó Catalan
lletissó Catalan
lletissó de ruc Catalan
lletsó Catalan
lletsó d'ase Catalan
llicsó Catalan
llumenetes Catalan
pixallits Catalan
queixals de vella Catalan
xicoia Catalan
xicoira de burro Catalan
pampeliška lékařská Czech
pampeliška obecná Czech
smetanka lékařská Czech
almindelig mælkebøtte Danish
echter Löwenzahn German
Frühlingslöwenzahn German
gemeine Kuhblume German
gemeiner Löwenzahn German
gewöhnliche Kuhblume German
gewöhnlicher Löwenzahn German
gewöhnliches Pfaffenröhrlein German
gewöhnlikcher Löwenzahn German
Kettenblume German
Kuhblume German
Löwenzahn German
Wiesenlöwenzahn German
αγριοραδίκο Greek
ταράξακο φαρμακευτικό Greek
blowball English
common dandelion English
dandelion English
milk gowan English
achicoria amarga Spanish
amargón Spanish
chicoria amarilla Spanish (CO)
chinite del campo Spanish
diente de león Spanish
hadubellmout Spanish
meacamas Spanish
radicheta Spanish (AR)
taraxacón Spanish
harilik võilill Estonian
karda-bera Basque
karda-beraxka Basque
txikori-belarra Basque
voikukka Finnish
chicorée French
chopine French
cochet French
coq French
couronne de moine French
dent de lion French
florin d'or French
grain de pré French
laiteron French
laitue de chien French
liondent French
pissenlit French
pissenlit commun French
pissenlit officinal French
salade de taupe French
ljekoviti maslačak Croatian
gyermekláncfű Hungarian
gyógynövények Hungarian
pongyola pitypang Hungarian
dente di leone Italian
pisciacane Italian
piscia cane Italian
piscialetto Italian
radichiella Italian
soffione Italian
tarassaco Italian
tarassaco comune Italian
セイヨウタンポポ Japanese
seiyô-tanpopo Japanese
paprastoji kiaulpienė Lithuanian
dziedniecības pienenes Latvian
gewone paardenbloem Dutch
paardebloem Dutch
løvetann Norwegian
mniszek pospolity Polish
dente-de-leão Portuguese
o-teu-pai-é-careca Portuguese
taráxaco Portuguese
păpădia Romanian
одуванчик аптечный Russian
одуванчик лекарственный Russian
одуванчик обыкновенный Russian
púpava lekárska Slovak
smetanka lékařská Slovak
navadni regrat Slovene
lule qumështore Albanian
luleshurdha Albanian
luleshurdhe Albanian
обични маслачак Serbian
ogräsmaskros Swedish
vanlig maskros Swedish
кульбаба звичайна Ukrainian
кульбаба лікарська Ukrainian