Arracacia atropurpurea (Lehm.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Hemsl.
  • Biol. Cent.-Amer., Bot.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Arracacia atropurpurea (Lehm.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Hemsl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000549561. Accessed on: 03 Dec 2020'

General Information

Slender, woody-based herb 6-40 dm. tall, glabrous except for the puberulent inflorescence; leaves oblong-ovate to ovate-deltoid, the blade 8-20 cm. long, 2- 3-ternate, the leaflets oblong-ovate, 2-8 cm. long, 1-3.5 cm. broad, doubly serrate and often incised, the petiole 8-16 cm. long; cauline leaves reduced upward; peduncles slender, 1-3 dm. long; involucre usually wanting, the involucel of several conspicuous bractlets exceeding the flowers and often the fruit; fertile rays usually 3-8, unequal, spreading, 3-9 cm. long, the fertile pedicels 5-10, 3-12 mm. long; flowers purple or greenish-yellow; stylopodium low-conical, the carpophore parted; fruit oblong to oblong-oval, 4-7 mm. long, 2-4 mm. broad, the ribs acute.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

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  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    • 1
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     Information From

    Apiaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).