6038.000 Sium L.

Description of the genus

Glabrous erect herbs. Leaves 1-pinnate; leaflet margins regularly serrate. Bracts and bracteoles present and conspicuous. Flowers bisexual, borne in compound umbels. Petals yellowish to greenish-white, ± equal. Fruit glabrous, ovoid-cylindric to spherical, slightly laterally flattened, prominently ribbed.

Worldwide: 14 species, widespread in the N hemisphere; also in Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
repandum Welw. ex HiernNwDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Sium:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Sium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sium

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Sium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1046, retrieved 25 April 2019

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