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Oenanthe Linn., Sp. Pl. 254. 1753. Gen. Pl. ed. 5. 122. 1754; C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2:695. 1879; Boiss., Fl. Or. 2:955. 1872; Kashyap, Lah. Dist. Fl. 121. 1936; Hiroe, Umb. Asia 1: 138. 1958.

Aquatic or marsh plants. Roots fibrous or tuberous. Leaves compound, 1-3-pinnate; segments linear to oval or ovate; leaf bases sheathing. Involucre of a few bracts or lacking. Involucel of linear bractlets. Petals white. Calyx teeth prominent, persistent. Styles slender. Fruit oblong to ovoid; ridges subequal, obtuse, corky; furrows univittate; commissure 2-vittate. Inner seed face plane.

A genus of about 40 species in Europe, Asia, South Africa, North and South America.

Lower Taxon

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