Pleurospermum aromaticum W.W. Sm.
  • Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh


This taxon is accepted by Apiaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Plants 40–100 cm high, robust, strongly aromatic. Root brownish, cylindric, branched, crown stout, 1–2 cm across, annular ringed. Stem purple-tinged at base. Basal and lower petioles 10–30 cm, sheath oblong; blades broad-ovate, 15–30 cm, 3–4-pinnate; pinnae 3–5 pairs, long-petiolulate; ultimate segments ovate or obovate, 1–3 × 0.7–2.3 cm, irregularly coarse-dentate, scabrous on rachis, nerves and margins. Leaves reduced upwards. Umbels large, 10–28 cm across; peduncle up to 20 cm; bracts 6–8, very variable, similar to uppermost leaves, 4–10 cm, margin densely scabrid with flattened hairs, apex entire, 3-lobed or pinnate; rays 20–40, 4–12 cm; bracteoles ca. 10, linear-lanceolate, 1.5–3 cm, densely scabrid with flattened hairs, margin narrow, white; pedicels numerous, ca. 1 cm. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals obovate, white. Stylopodium short-conic. Fruit oblong, 0.7–1 × 0.5–0.6 mm; ribs all broadly thick-winged; vittae 2–3 in each furrow, 6–7 on commissure. Fl. Jul–Aug, fr. Aug–Sep.

 Information From

Apiaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • 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).