Family:
Apiaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Aegopodium L.

Aegopodium tribracteolatum Schmalh.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. & E. Turkey to NW. Iran and Lebanon.

[FIQ]

Ghazanfar, S. A. & Edmondson, J. R (Eds). (2014) Flora of Iraq, Volume 5 Part 2: Lythraceae to Campanulaceae.

Type
Type: Iraq, (or in Iran), Avroman [Hawraman], Haussknecht s.n. (K!, syn.);
Morphology General Habit
Erect perennial, (30–)60–85(–100) cm, quite glabrous throughout, with an incrassate fusiform root
Morphology Stem
Stem leaves similar but sessile, smaller, with fewer pairs of pinnae Stem fistular, deeply sulcate, at least below, branches rather few, long and ascending
Morphology Leaves
All leaves ± scabrid or smooth on principal veins beneath Basal leaves long-petiolate, lamina triangular in outline, 20–25 × 15 cm, 2–3-pinnate with 6–8 pairs of pinnae, lowest pinnae 3- or 4-pinnulate, segments of pinnae and pinnules often not completely free near the tips of divisions, sharply toothed all round, teeth mucronate or aristate at tips
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncles long, 5.5–16 cm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels few, large, 15–20-rayed, rays (0.5–)2–4 cm Partial umbels 15–20-flowered, the pedicels unequal, 2–7 mm, flowers 2 mm in diameter; petals falling very early
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Involucre of 4–8 extremely slender setaceous bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts of the involucel similar in form to those of the involucre and like them much shorter than subtended rays
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit oblong-ovoid, commissural face narrow, ribs pale and obvious but very slender
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stylopodium
Stylopodia mammillate, most prominent in young fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles slender, at first divergent finally reflexed, 1–1.5 mm.
Ecology
In mountains in damp places, near springs on muddy soil, by streams; alt. 1650–2200 m
Phenology
Flowering and fruiting: Jun.
Distribution
Rare in Iraq, found in the upper forest zone, perhaps penetrating up into the lower thorncushion zone. Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Caucasus, Iran.
Note
Very distinct from all the other Iraqi species, apart from being completely glabrous, in the long fruit and Anthriscus-like foliage.

Native to:

Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Transcaucasus, Turkey

Aegopodium tribracteolatum Schmalh. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 10: 289 (1892)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Aegopodium podagraria.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

  • Flora of Iraq

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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