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Apium leptophyllum (Pers.) Muell., Benth. & Muell., Fl. Austr. 3: 372. 1866. Hiroe, l.c.

  • Apium ammi var. genuinum Wolff
  • Apium ammi* (Jacq.) Urban
  • Pimpinella leptophylla Pers.
  • Sison ammi Jacq.

    Annual, 20-50 cm tall, sometimes prostrate, glabrous, branched. Stems 1 or more from the base. Leaves 3-4-pinnately divided; segments filiform to linear; leaf bases sheathing; the sheath white margined. Bracts and bractlets lacking Umbels sessile to shortly pedunculate. Rays 1-5. Fruit ovoid to suborbicular, 1.5 mm long, 1.2 mm broad, glabrous; ridges prominent; furrows 1-vittate.

    Type locality: St. Dominica, West Indies.

    Distribution: Cosmopolitan.

    It is not common in W. Pakistan and has been collected in Hazara District only. The species has a very variable habit.


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