1. Family: Apiaceae Lindl.
    1. Oreoschimperella Rauschert

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Ethiopia, Kenya, Yemen and Saudi Arabia..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Erect annual (? and biennial) herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves bipinnate, with (at least the lower) broad, toothed segments
    Inflorescences
    Umbels numerous, compound, pedunculate; involucre present, bracts narrow or narrowly divided; involucel of several narrow bracteoles
    Calyx
    Calyx-teeth obsolete
    Corolla
    Petals white, emarginate above with an inflexed lobule
    Flowers
    Flowers all hermaphrodite
    Fruits
    Fruit densely verruculose, becoming purplish as it matures, black only when completely ripe, subrotund, strongly laterally flattened and narrowed to the commissure; primary ribs slender, not prominent, the mericarps rounded to obscurely 3-angled dorsally; vittae similar or variably sized in an almost complete ring around the endosperm, or solitary in the valleculae with 1–2 minute vittae beneath at least some primary ribs and 2 in the commissure; stylopodia very depressed-conical with an expanded, saucer-shaped crenulate disk; styles rather slender but short; carpophore bifid to the base
    Seeds
    Endosperm rounded to bluntly pentagonal in section, the commissure almost flat.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

    Oreoschimperella Rauschert appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Taxon 31: 556 (1982)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Taxon 31: 556 (1982)

    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