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:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Sium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sium
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Sium
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Sium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sium
JSTOR Plant Science: Sium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sium
Plants of the World Online: Sium
Tropicos: Sium
Wikipedia: Sium

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Sium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1046, retrieved 4 October 2023

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