Taraxacum officinale

  • T. K. Lim

Scientific Name

Taraxacum officinaleG.H. Weber ex F. H. Wigg.


Chondrilla taraxacum (L.) Stokes, Crepis taraxacum L., Leontodon officinale (L.) F.H. Wigg., Leontodon taraxacum L., Leontodon vulgare Lam. (illeg.), Taraxacum almaatense Schischk., Taraxacum laeticolor Dahlst., Taraxacum officinale var. glabratus Kirk, Taraxacum officinale var.pygmaea Hook.f., Taraxacum retroflexum H. Lindb. Taraxacum sylvanicum R. Doll, Taraxacum taraxacum (L.) H. Karst., nom. inval., tautonym



Common/English Names

Blowball, Broad-Lobed Dandelion, Cankerwort, Common Dandelion, Dandelion, Faceclock, Fairy Clock, Irish Daisy, Lion’s-Tooth, Milk Gowan, Pissabed, Priest’s Crown, Puffball, Swine’s Snout, Telltime, Wet-A-Bed, Wild Endive

Vernacular Names

  • Albanian: Luleshurdha

  • Brazil: Dente De Leão, Taraxaco

  • Chinese: Pu Cong Ying Yao Pu Cong Ying

  • Czech: Pampeliška Lékařská, Smetánka Lékařská

  • Danish: Almindelig Mælkebøtte, Fandens Mælkebøtte, Løvetand, Mælkebøtte, Mølkebøtte

  • Dutch:...


Chlorogenic Acid Ursolic Acid Sesquiterpene Lactone Ethyl Acetate Fraction Hydroalcoholic Extract 
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