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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Scandent herb
    Leaves
    Leaves ternately divided, the pinnae and leaflets stalked; leaflets broad, with regular setaceous-mucronate teeth
    Inflorescences
    Umbels numerous, compound, pedunculate; involucre and involucel conspicuous, of several broad bracts and bracteoles
    Flowers
    Flowers probably polygamous
    Calyx
    Calyx-teeth obsolete
    Corolla
    Petals small, white to greenish- or yellowish-white, glabrous, scarcely incised above but with an incurved apical lobule
    Fruits
    Fruit glabrous, scarcely compressed, ovoid-elliptic, the mericarps distinctly narrowed to the commissure; primary ribs prominent, acute, somewhat corky, all similar; valleculae each with a single broad, very shallow vitta, the commissure bivittate; stylopodia conical, styles short; carpophore (completely ripe fruit not seen) apparently undivided
    Seeds
    Endosperm pentagonal in section with ± equal sides.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Uganda

    Pseudocarum C.Norman appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bot. 62: 333 (1924)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in J.B. 62: 333 (1924)

    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