Panax ginseng C.A.Mey.
  • Rep. Pharm. Prakt. Chem. Russ. 7: 524 (1842)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Panax ginseng C.A.Mey. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000263606. Accessed on: 09 Feb 2023'

General Information

Herbs, perennial, 30-60 cm tall. Rootstock usually with 1- or 2-fascicled roots, fusiform or cylindric. Leaves 3-6, verticillate at apex of stem, palmately compound; petiole base without stipule or stipulelike appendages; leaflets 3-5, membranous, abaxially glabrous, adaxially sparsely setose (trichomes ca. 1 mm), base broadly cuneate, margin densely serrulate, apex long acuminate; central leaflet elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 8-12 × 3-5 cm; lateral leaflets ovate to rhombic-ovate, 2-4 × 1.5-3 cm. Inflorescence a solitary, terminal umbel 30-50-flowered; peduncle 15-30 cm, usually longer than petiole; pedicels 0.8-1.5 cm. Ovary 2-carpellate; styles 2, distinct. Fruit red, compressed-globose, 4-5 × 6-7 mm; seeds nephroid, white. 2n = 48*.

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