Delphinium Tourn. ex L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. & Subtropical Old World, N. America.

[FZ]

Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell & E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs with radical and spirally arranged palmatinerved, palmatilobed or palmatisect petiolate leaves and terminal racemose or paniculate inflorescences.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers zygomorphic.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, petaloid, the posterior one produced into a spur.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 2–5, the 2 posterior ones with spurs more or less joined and fitting into the calyx-spur.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens indefinite in number, often with flattened filaments.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 1–5 with numerous ovules, sessile, ripening to follicles.

[FTEA]

Ranunculaceae, E. Milne-Redhead And W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs with spirally arranged palmatinerved or palmatisect leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers irregular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, petaloid and the most prominent feature of the flowers; the back sepal produced into a well-marked spur
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 2–5 (or more), the 2 back with spurs more or less connate and fitting into the calyx spur, the others not spurred and sometimes not longer than the filaments
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens indefinite in number, often with flattened filaments
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 1–5, with numerous ovules, sessile, ripening to follicles.

Doubtfully present in:

Aleutian Is.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Cameroon, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Italy, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Magadan, Malawi, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Nevada, New Mexico, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Rwanda, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Sahara, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Azores, Canary Is., Connecticut, Delaware, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Great Britain, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norway, Ontario, Rhode I., South Australia, Sweden, Vermont, Western Australia

Delphinium Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
14664.000 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 530 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 11.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 236 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 530 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 236 (1754)

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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