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This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Central Europe to Japan and N. Indo-China.
Asyneuma chinense

[FIQ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial or biennial herbs
Morphology Stem
Stems erect or ascending
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, alternate, petiolate or sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary or clustered in spikes or racemes, sessile or pedicellate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla divided to base into 5 narrow lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary inferior, 3-locular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style simple, usually hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma 3-fid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 3-locular, dehiscent by 3 lateral valves near apex, middle or near base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, small.
Distribution
Some 50 species in the Mediterranean region to Caucasus and Iran; five species in Iraq.
Note
Asyneuma (name of uncertain origin. Fedorov (1957) suggests that the Gr. word ασυνευμα might be translated as ‘not together’, meaning in this case the character typical of the genus: separation of the corolla lobes, as opposed to the connate lobes in Phyteuma.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Amur, Assam, Bulgaria, China South-Central, China Southeast, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Manchuria, Myanmar, Nepal, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Primorye, Romania, Sinai, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Asyneuma Griseb. & Schenk appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Davis, P.H. [14299] 17799.000

First published in Arch. Naturgesch. 18(1): 335 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of Iraq

  • Griseb. et Schenk in Wiegm. Archiv. 18(1): 335 (1852)

Flora of Iraq
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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