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80. Coelopleurum Ledebour, Fl. Ross. 2: 361. 1844.

高山芹属 gao shan qin shu

Pan Zehui (潘泽惠); Mark F. Watson

Homopteryx Kitagawa; Physolophium Turczaninow.

Herbs, perennial. Stem hollow. Leaves 2–3-pinnate or 2–3-ternate-pinnate, sheaths inflated. Umbels compound, terminal or lateral. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals white, long-elliptic, apex inflexed. Stylopodium short-conic, margin often sinuolate. Fruit ellipsoid or ovoid-ellipsoid, slightly flattened dorsally, glabrous; ribs all broad, thickly winged, lateral ribs slightly broader than the dorsal or nearly equal; vittae 1–3 in each furrow, 2–4 on commissure. Seed face plane or concave. Carpophore 2-cleft to base.

About four species: E Asia, North America; two species in China.

This genus differs from Angelica and other related genera in its nearly equally winged fruit and chromosome number n = 14; see also the taxonomic comment under Angelica.

1 Leaves 2–3-ternate-pinnate, leaflets to 7 × 4 cm, glabrous; dorsal ribs broad, vittae 1 in each furrow, 2 on commissure.   1 Coelopleurum saxatile
+ Leaves 2–3-pinnate, leaflets to 2 × 1.2 cm, pubescent; dorsal ribs narrow, vittae 1–3 in each furrow, 3–4 on commissure.   2 Coelopleurum nakaianum

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