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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Chaerophyllum

Chaerophyllum aquilegifolium Rech. f. & Riedl., Biol. Skr. 13, 4: 44. 1963.

Plants slender. Stem glabrous. Root globose, 6-10 mm in diameter. Leaves petiolate, bipinnate; segments oval to ovate, up to 1.5 cm long, 5-8 mm broad, lobed; leaf bases sheathing, pubescent; upper leaves sparsely pilose. Involucral bracts lacking. Rays 5-6, up to 3 cm long. Involucel of greenish white, oval to ovate bractlets, 2 mm long. Pedicels 5-8 mm long. Ovary and fruit densely hairy; styles c. 1 mm long, white, sub-erect to horizontal.

Fl. per. April.

Type: Afghanistan, Nuristan, Kerstan 851(W).

Distribution: Afghanistan, W. Pakistan.

The plant was collected in the Quercus-Ilex zone in black, moist soil in a young stage. It may be C. capnoides (Decne.) Benth.


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