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

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Sium repandum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
repandum Welw. ex HiernEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Sium:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Sium
Flora of Zambia: 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: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Sium.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1046, retrieved 24 August 2016

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