Cryptotaenia calycina C.C.Towns.
  • Kew Bull.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cryptotaenia calycina C.C.Towns. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000628500. Accessed on: 25 Oct 2020'

Morphology

Fruit ovate, ± 3–4 × 2 mm., distinctly short-pilose when young but glabrescent at maturity, blackish when ripe with greenish ribs; calyx very conspicuous, teeth linear-lanceolate to subulate, very unequal, the longest to ± 1.5 mm.; stylopodia elongate-conical, much shorter than the 1.5–3 mm., widely divergent styles.

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    Petals ± 1 mm., white or greenish white.

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    Umbels rather few, on erect or divergent, 2–5 cm., pilose peduncles; rays 3–5, distinctly multicellular-pilose, 1.5–2.5 cm.; involucre of 1–2 linear bracts up to 1 cm. long; flowers 5–8(–12) in each partial umbel, all hermaphrodite, usually with some fruit maturing and some abortive on 2–7 mm. pilose pedicels; involucel of (0–)1–3 linear bracts mostly ± 3 mm. long.

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    Perennial herb, 30–70 cm., with a rather slender underground creeping rootstock, sparingly branched above.

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    Basal leaves long-petiolate (petioles (3–)5–16 cm.), bi- to tripinnate, deltoid in outline, the lower pinnulae (and when tripinnatisect their lower leaflets also) petiolulate; leaflets deltoid or deltoid-ovate, mostly 1–4.5 × 0.8–3.5 cm., crenate- or more rarely serrate-dentate; rhachis and all leaflets subglabrous to ± multicellular-pilose at least towards the base on the lower surface of the primary venation; sheaths short and broad, oblong to triangular, striate; lower stem leaves similar but more shortly petiolate, few or none; median and upper stem leaves deeply and narrowly divided, entire or more distantly toothed, the uppermost trisect with narrow, entire lobes or simple and bract-like; rarely all leaves repeatedly pinnate into short narrow segments (up to ± 7 × 1 mm. in the basal leaves).

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    Stem ± terete, hollow, pale-striate, slender, glabrescent to ± furnished with fine, rather long, multicellular hairs.

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    Apiaceae
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature
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    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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