5953.000 Coriandrum L.

Description of the genus

Hairless, annual herbs. Leaves thinly textured; upper finely dissected, the lower (in our species) only lobed. Inflorescence of terminal and lateral compound umbels. Bracts 0; bracteoles few. Calyx teeth unequal. Rays relatively few. Petals white to pinkish; tip inflexed; outer petals radiate. Ovary glabrous. Fruit hairless, subspherical, not flattened. Ridges low.

Worldwide: 3 species in SW Asia

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Coriandrum:

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Flora of Mozambique: Coriandrum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coriandrum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Coriandrum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Coriandrum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Coriandrum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Coriandrum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Coriandrum
JSTOR Plant Science: Coriandrum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Coriandrum
Plants of the World Online: Coriandrum
Tropicos: Coriandrum
Wikipedia: Coriandrum

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: Genus page: Coriandrum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1039, retrieved 6 June 2023

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