5918.000 Sanicula L.

Description of the genus

Erect or decumbent herbs. Leaves (in ours) with long petioles, ternate to palmate. Inflorescence of irregular compound umbels with few, unequal rays. Partial umbels composed of bisexual and male flowers. Fruit ovoid, with hooked spines.

Worldwide: 39 species, ± cosmopolitan.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
elata Buch.-Ham. ex D.DonCb,McDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Sanicula:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Sanicula
Flora of Mozambique: Sanicula
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sanicula

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Sanicula
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sanicula
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sanicula
Wikipedia: Sanicula
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sanicula
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sanicula

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Sanicula.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1035, retrieved 29 January 2022

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