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Dorema D. Don in Edinb. Phil. Mag. 9: 46. 1831. Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. 16: 601. 1833; Boiss., Fl. Or. 2: 1008. 1872.

Plants perennial. Leaves petiolate, large, divided, mostly basal; leaflets lanceolate to oval. Umbels simple, arranged laterally. Involucre of small linear bracts or lacking. Flowers white to yellow. Calyx teeth rudimentary. Stylopodium depressed to cup-shaped; styles short, reflexed. Fruit elliptic to oblong, 5-15 mm long, dorsally compressed; lateral ridges winged; furrows 1-2-vittate or vittae obsolete; commissure 2-4-vittate or vittae lacking. Inner seed face plane.

A genus of 5 or 6 Middle Eastern and Central Asian species found in dry and regions. 2 species have been collected from Baluchistan.

1 Fruit 6-8 mm long, 4-5 mm broad; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 4-vittate   Dorema ammoniacum
+ Fruit 5-6 mm long; 3-4 mm broad; vittae obscure   Dorema aureum

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