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Berula erecta (Huds.) Cov., Contrib. U.S. Nat. Herb. 4:115. 1893. Wolff, 1. C. 337; Hiroe, l. c.

  • Berula angustifolia (Linn.) Mert. & Koch
  • Sium angustifolium Linn.
  • Sium erectum Huds.

    6-50 cm tall, stoloniferous. Roots adventitious, rooting at the lower nodes. Leaves petiolate, pinnate; leaflets lanceolate to oval; margin serrate, laciniate; leaf bases sheathing. Peduncles lateral and terminal, 1-5 cm long. Involucre of 5-8 linear to lanceolate bracts, margin white, entire to toothed. Rays 10-15, unequal, 1-2 cm long. Involucel of 5-8 linear to lanceolate bractlets. Calyx teeth minute. Fruit ovoid, 1.5 mm long; stylopodium conical; styles 1 mm long; ridges embedded in thick, corky pericarp; furrows many vittate; vittae small, deeply embedded.

    Fl. Per.: May July.

    Type locality: Described from Europe.

    Distribution: A cosmopolitan species.

    In W. Pakistan it grows in wet places from the plains to 2000 M.


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