1. Family: Apiaceae Lindl.
    1. Ammi L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia to W. Asia.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or biennial herbs with a taproot
    Leaves
    Leaves variously pinnatisect
    Inflorescences
    Umbels compound, pedunculate, numerous; involucre and involucel present, the bracts pinnate, the bracteoles narrow and undivided
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite
    Calyx
    Calyx-teeth obsolete
    Corolla
    Petals white or sometimes creamy, glabrous, incised above
    Fruits
    Fruit narrowly elliptical to oblong-elliptical, only slightly laterally compressed, the mericarps slightly narrowed to the commissure, glabrous; primary ribs filiform, prominent, all similar; valleculae 1-vittate, commissure with 2 well-separated vittae; stylopodia conical; carpophore bifid
    Seeds
    Endosperm bluntly pentagonal in section, commissural face slightly concave or almost flat.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Canary Is., Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Italy, Kriti, Kuwait, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Oman, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yemen, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil South, California, Cape Provinces, Chile South, Colombia, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Mexico Southwest, New Caledonia, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Provinces, Uruguay

    Ammi L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Ferguson, K. [6602], Morocco K001091053

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 243 (1753)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 113 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl.: 243 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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/
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    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