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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Chaerophyllum

Chaerophyllum capnoides (Decne.) Benth. in Gen. Pl. 1: 898. 1862-1867. C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., l.c. 691.

  • Butinia capnoides Decne.

    Plants slender, herbaceous, up to 35 cm tall. Stem glabrous to sparsely pubescent. Root tuberous, globose. Leaves bipinnate, petiolate; leaflets lanceo┬Člate to oval; margins entire. Involucral bracts lacking. Rays 5-7. Involucel of 5-7 oval to lanceolate bractlets. Pedicels 8-12, 3-4 times longer than the flowers. Petals white. Stylopodium depressed to slightly conical; styles 1 mm long. Fruit cylindrical; ridges prominent; vittae absent or obscure.

    Type: India, jacquemont 308(K).

    A very distinct plant which differs from the other species in its leaf shape and the absence of resin canals in the fruits. Its position under Chaerophyllum is doubtful.


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