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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Chaerophyllum

Chaerophyllum reflexum Lindl. in Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mount. 232. 1835. G.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c.

Plants up to 1 m tall. Stem glabrous to sparsely hairy; hairs deflexed, white. Root elongated. Leaves bipinnate, glabrous to pubescent; pinnae finely divided. Involucral bracts lacking. Rays 6-12. Involucel of 5-8 lanceolate bractlets. PediĀ¬cels of imperfect flowers reflexed. Fruit 1-(3) in an umbellet; central fruit subsessile; fruit cylindric to ellipsoid, beaked, 7-12 mm long; styles short; ridges prominent; furrows 1-vittate. Inner seed face sulcate.

Type: N.W. India, Royle (K).

Distribution: Afghanistan, Himalayas in India and W. Pakistan.

A common plant in the Himalayas from 1800 to 3000 m.


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