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Torilis nodosa (L.) Gaertn., De. Fruct. 1:82. 1788. Boiss., Fl. Or. l.c. 1083; Rech. f. & Riedl, l.c.; Cannon, l.c.

  • Anthriscus stocksiana K-Pol.
  • Caucalis nodosa Crantz
  • Tordylium nodosum Linn.

    Plants 20-70 cm tall, hispid. Leaves bipinnate; segments lanceolate, pinnati¬sect. Peduncles sessile or very short. Umbels leaf opposed. Involucral bracts lacking. Rays 2-6, 1-2 cm long. Involucel of linear bractlets. Calyx teeth triangu¬lar. Fruit ovoid, 2-4 mm long, setulose; bristles on outer mericarps straight, scabrid, glochidiate, the inner mericarps with tubercles; styles erect, as long or slightly longer than the stylopodium.

    Type: Described from Europe.

    Distribution: Europe, Asia, North and South America.


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