Hyoscyamus Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 179 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Macaronesia to Sahara and NE. Tropical Africa, Temp. Eurasia.

Descriptions

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
Genus of some 30 species in Europe, northern to north-eastern Africa, and eastwards to China.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a capsule dehiscing by a lid and enclosed by the enlarged calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds flattened, kidney-shaped to almost round, minutely pitted.
Morphology General Habit
Herbs, often glandular hairy and viscid
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, simple
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers in bracteate spike-like or raceme-like cymes, or solitary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate to tubular, dentate, enlarged in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla usually broadly funnel-shaped, with obtuse lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens inserted near base of corolla-tube, usually ± exserted
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 2-celled, with numerous ovules; stigma capitate
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0