6116.030 Afroligusticum C. Norman

PEUCEDANUM L. p.p.

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978) Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Winter, P.J.D., Magee, A.R., Phephu, N., Tilney, P.M., Downie, S.R. & van Wyk, B.E. (2008) A New Generic Classification for African Peucedanoid Species (Apiaceae) Taxon 57(2) 347-364

Description of the genus

Perennial with a woody rootstock. Leaves pinnate to sub-bipinnate or trisect with sharply toothed, acuminate leaflets. Umbels numerous, compound, pedunculate; involucre and involucel present, small. Calyx-teeth well-defined, conspicuous. Petals greenish, emarginate above with an incurved apical lobule. Fruit glabrous, slightly dorsally compressed, narrowly elliptic-fusiform, with a broad commissure; primary ribs broad and very obtuse. Endosperm dorsally compressed.

Worldwide: Species 1, in tropical Africa.

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
claessensii (C. Norman) P.J.D. WinterN,Z,MSDescription, Image
linderi (C. Norman) P.J.D. WinterMSDescription, Image

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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: Afroligusticum.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2043, retrieved 12 December 2017

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