1. Family: Apiaceae Lindl.
    1. Haplosciadium Hochst.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Dwarf upland to alpine perennial
    Leaves
    Leaves all radical, pinnate with pinnatisect or pinnatipartite segments
    Inflorescences
    Umbels compound, shortly pedunculate, or sessile and then the rays having the appearance of a number of simple umbels; involucre and involucel conspicuous, of very numerous linear bracts and bracteoles
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite
    Calyx
    Calyx-teeth obsolete
    Corolla
    Petals small, white to creamy or greenish, glabrous, deeply incised above with an incurved apical lobule
    Fruits
    Fruit glabrous, scarcely compressed, oblong-elliptic, the mericarps only slightly narrowed to the commissure; primary ribs slightly prominent, all similar, or the marginal slightly sharper; valleculae each with a single, broad, dark vitta, the commissure bivittate; stylopodia flat or almost so; carpophore fused, the mericarps apparently not separating
    Seeds
    Endosperm bluntly pentagonal-subreniform in section.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

    Haplosciadium Hochst. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Flora 27: 20 (1844)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Flora 27: 20 (1844)

    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/
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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