2548.000 Thalictrum L.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves spirally arranged, compound with sheathing bases. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Flowers bisexual, or some male only, actinomorphic. Perianth segments 3-5, imbricate in bud, green or petaloid. Petals 0. Stamens often with conspicuous anthers. Carpels 1-numerous, 1-ovulate. Achenes with stigma persistent, forming a long beak (in ours).

Worldwide: 330 species in northern temperate zones, New Guinea, tropical America and tropical and South Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Thalictrum rhynchocarpum

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rhynchocarpum Quart.-Dill. & A. Rich.C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Thalictrum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Thalictrum
Flora of Mozambique: Thalictrum
Flora of Zambia: Thalictrum

External websites:

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

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: Thalictrum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=583, retrieved 30 May 2016

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