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Trachyspermum Link, Enum. Hort. Berol. 1: 267. 1821. Wolff in Engler, Pflanzenr. 4, 90: 87. 1927.

Annual or perennial. Leaves much divided; segments filiform to oval or ovate. Umbels terminal and lateral. Bracts and bractlets present. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals white. Fruit pubescent, hispid or muricate; ridges distinct or not; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 2-vittate. Inner seed face plane.

A genus of about 20 species from the Middle East to Central Asia, W. Pakistan, India and W. China.

1 Plants perennial. Leaf segments linear to oval. Fruit covered with T-shaped hairs   Trachyspermum baluchistanicum
+ Plants annual. Leaf segments filiform. Fruit muricate or densely covered with scale-like hairs   (2)
2 (1) Fruit muricate. Rays 8-16   Trachyspermum ammi
+ Fruit with scale-like clavate hairs. Rays 4-8   Trachyspermum clavatum

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