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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Sium

Sium latijugum C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 683. 1879. Wolff, l.c.

Plants c. 1 m tall. Roots fibrous. Lower leaves petiolate, upper sessile to subsessile; leaflets lanceolate to oval or ovate, 2-4 cm long; margin serrate. Involucre of 5-8 linear bracts, deflexed. Rays 10-15, 1-3 cm long. Involucel of 5-8 linear bractlets. Calyx teeth obsolete. Fruit ovoid, 3 mm long, 2 mm broad, terete in cross section; ridges prominent, corky; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 2-vittate.

Type: Kashmir, T. Thomson (K).

Distribution: India and W. Pakistan.

A common plant in the inner ranges, near water.


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