Cnidium Cusson
  • Hist. Soc. Roy. Méd. 5: 280. 1782.

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General Information

Herbs, perennial or biennial, rarely annual. Stems usually solitary, sometimes several, branches slender. Basal and lower leaves 2–3-pinnate or 1–2-pinnate; ultimate segments obovate, linear-lanceolate or linear. Upper leaves reduced, smaller, sessile on expanded sheaths. Umbels compound, terminal and lateral; bracts several, usually persistent, linear to lanceolate, rarely caducous; rays 6–15(–20); bracteoles several, linear. Calyx teeth usually obsolete, occasionally minute. Petals white or pinkish, base cuneate, apex notched, with narrow incurved lobule. Stylopodium conic or low-conic; styles longer than stylopodium, reflexed after flowering. Fruit oblong-ovoid or subglobose, slightly compressed dorsally; ribs 5, narrowly corky-winged, lateral ribs a little broader than the others, or ribs subequal; vittae 1 in each furrow, 2 on commissure. Seed face plane, rarely slightly concave. Carpophore 2-parted.

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