3125.000 Reseda L.

Description of the genus

Erect or decumbent herbs or subshrubs, more or less branched. Leaves simple, alternate or fasciculate, entire or variously dissected. Inflorescence a terminal, spike-like raceme; flowers numerous. Calyx 4–7-partite, Petals 4–7, free, unequal, simple or clawed. Ovary sessile or stipitate, unilocular. Fruit a closed or open capsule. Seeds many, rotund or reniform.

Worldwide: 60 species, occurring in Europe, the Mediterranean area to Central Asia.

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

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alba L.
odorata L.Description

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Reseda

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Reseda
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Reseda
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Reseda
Wikipedia: Reseda
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Reseda
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Reseda

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Reseda.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=635, retrieved 16 August 2022

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