1. Family: Apiaceae Lindl.
    1. Trachyspermum Link

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

    Umbelliferae, C.C. Townsend. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

    Habit
    Erect annual herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves 2–3-pinnate, with long, narrow segments
    Inflorescences
    Umbels numerous, compound, pedunculate; involucre generally present and of several bracts, occasionally absent or of only a single setaceous bract; involucel present, of several narrow bracteoles
    Flowers
    Flowers all hermaphrodite
    Calyx
    Calyx-teeth absent or very small
    Corolla
    Petals white, with an inflexed lobule, emarginate above
    Fruits
    Fruit papillose, hairy or verruculose, ovate, with no distinct beak, strongly laterally compressed and narrowed to the commissure; primary ribs slender and scarcely prominent to well defined, the mericarps rounded to obscurely 3-angled dorsally; vittae solitary in the valleculae and 2 on the commissure, large and conspicuous; stylopodia conical, disk almost absent, styles slender to very slender; carpophore bifid to the base
    Seeds
    Endosperm rounded to bluntly pentagonal in section, the commissure almost flat.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Laos, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Czechoslovakia, Kazakhstan, Morocco

    Trachyspermum Link appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 1: 267 (1821)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Enum. Pl. Hort. Berol. 1: 267 (1821), nom. consenv.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0