Frommia H. Wolff

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978) Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves 3-pinnate with very finely divided ultimate segments. Umbels compound; calyx teeth obsolete; petals with strongly inflexed apices. Mature fruit pyriform; stylopodium low-conical; styles short, blunt and deflexed; mericarps slightly dorsally compressed, ribs only slightly developed. Vittae prominent in the mature fruit, 3 in each furrow and 4–6 on the commissure face. Endosperm somewhat curved on the inner face. Carpophore slightly 2-fid at the apex. Species 1

Worldwide: Species 1.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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ceratophylloides H.Wolff [VU]EMcDescription

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Frommia., retrieved 23 February 2024

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