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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Selinum

Selinum candollii DC., Prodr. 4:165. 1830. C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c. 700; Hiroe, l.c. 154.

  • Angelica candollii Wall.
  • Cortia candollii (DC.) Leute

    Plants 1-3 m tall. Stem stout, glabrous, branched. Leaf bases large, sheath¬ing. Leaves 3-pinnate; pinnae lanceolate to oval, 1-3 cm long, pinnatipartite to pinnatisect. Involucre of 5-12 long linear, white margined bracts. Umbel base pubescent. Rays 30 or more, 4-8 cm long, scabrid or minutely pubescent. Bractlets similar to the involucral bracts. Base of the flowering umbellet pubescent. Pedicels 5-15 mm long. Calyx teeth linear. Fruit broadly oblong to sub-quadrate, 4-6 mm long; ridges winged; dorsal furrows 1-vittate, lateral 1-(2)-vittate; commissure 4-vittate. Inner seed face slightly concave.

    Type: Nepal, Wallich 582 (K).

    Distribution: Himalayas in Kashmir, Nepal and Kumaon.

    This species grows from 2500 to 3500 m in the Himalayas but has not been collected from W. Pakistan. It is to be expected.


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