1. Family: Apiaceae Lindl.
    1. Afroligusticum C.Norman

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial with a woody rootstock
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate to sub-bipinnate or trisect with sharply toothed, acuminate leaflets
    Inflorescences
    Umbels numerous, compound, pedunculate; involucre and involucel present, small
    Flowers
    Flowers polygamous, the inner of each partial umbel ♂, the outer hermaphrodite
    Calyx
    Calyx-teeth well-defined, conspicuous
    Corolla
    Petals greenish, emarginate above with an incurved apical lobule
    Fruits
    Fruit glabrous, slightly dorsally compressed, narrowly elliptic-fusiform, with a broad commissure; primary ribs broad and very obtuse, overlapping the valleculae, which are indicated only by narrow slits, the commissural vittae similarly overlain; vittae solitary in each of the valleculae, 2 on the commissural face; stylopodia conical, large; carpophore divided almost to the base into 2 slender segments
    Seeds
    Endosperm dorsally compressed, deeply 4-sulcate dorsally with the vittae in the bottom of the grooves, commissural face only slightly excavate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Afroligusticum C.Norman appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in É.A.J.De Wildeman, Pl. Bequaert. 4: 301 (1927)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in De Wild., Pl. Bequaert. 4: 301 (1927)

    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