Silaum Mill.
  • Gard. Dict. Abr. (ed. 4) 1754.

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General Information

Herbs, perennial, glabrous. Stem erect, solid, striate, base clothed in fibrous remnant sheaths. Leaves long-petiolate, 3–4-pinnate; ultimate segments broadly lanceolate to linear, acute. Umbels compound, terminal and lateral; bracts absent or few, linear, deciduous; bracteoles numerous. Calyx teeth minute, conspicuous. Petals yellow, outer reddish-tinged, ovate, midvein elevated on both surfaces, apex narrowly inflexed. Stylopodium low-conic; styles short, reflexed. Fruit ovoid-oblong to subcylindrical, glabrous; mericarps subpentagonal in cross section; ribs 5, acute, narrowly winged; vittae small, numerous, obscure when mature. Seed face plane. Carpophore 2-cleft to base.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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