5970.000 Conium L.

Description of the genus

Tall biennial herbs. Leaves 2-4-pinnate; ultimate segments coarsely serrate. Inflorescences of compound umbels. Bracts and bracteoles well-developed. Calyx teeth 0. Petals white; apex slightly inflexed. Fruit ovoid to subspherical, slightly laterally flattened; mericarps with prominent undulate ridges.

Worldwide: Variously treated as one very variable species or 6 distinct species, occurring mainly in northern temperate regions and South Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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maculatum L.GI

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Conium

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Conium
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Conium
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Conium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Conium
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Conium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Conium.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1040, retrieved 12 December 2017

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