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Anethum Linn., Sp. Pl. 263. 1753. Gen. Pl. ed. 5. 127. 1754; Boiss., Fl. Or. 2: 1026. 1872; Hiroe, Umb. Asia 1:182. 1958; Tutin in Tutin et al, Fl. Eur. 2: 341. 1968.

Plants annual, glaucous. Leaves petioled, 3-4-pinnate; ultimate segments filiform; leaf bases sheathing. Bracts and bractlets lacking. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals yellow. Stylopodium conical; carpophore divided. Fruit ovoid, strongly dorsally flattened; lateral ridges broader and narrowly winged; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 2-4-vittate. Inner seed face plane to slightly concave.

A small genus of 4 European, N. African and W. Asiatic species.

Lower Taxon

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