6062.000 Foeniculum Mill. - Fennels

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

Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M. (1989) Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Biennial or perennial herbs. Leaves 3-4-pinnate; ultimate segments filiform. Umbels compound. Bracts and bracteoles usually 0. Flowers yellow. Sepals 0. Petals with an obtuse incurved apex. Fruit hairless, narrowly ovoid, slightly laterally flattened; ribs robust at maturity; vittae 1 per interval.

Derivation of name: the Latin name for fennel

Worldwide: 1 (-3) species from Europe and the Mediterranean region, widely naturalised

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Foeniculum vulgare

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vulgare Mill.Description, Image

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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Foeniculum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Foeniculum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Foeniculum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Foeniculum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1049, retrieved 8 February 2023

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