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Pycnocycla Lindl. in Royle I11. Bot. Himal. Mount. 1: 232. 1836. Boiss., Fl. Or. 2: 951. 1872; C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 694. 1879.

Perennial. Leaves pinnate. Central flower in an umbellet sessile and comĀ¬plete, surrounded by pedicellate male flowers. Calyx teeth 5, prominent. Fruit cylindrical to ellipsoid, narrowed at the top; ridges obtuse; furrows 1-3-vittate; pericarp membranous. Inner seed face deeply grooved.

A genus of about 10 species extending from the dry arid regions of N. Africa to Afghanistan and W. Pakistan.

Lower Taxa


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