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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae

Zosima Hoff, Gen. Umbell. 1 : 145. 1814. Hiroe, Umb. Asia, 1: 195. 1958.

  • Zosimia Kom.
  • Zozimia Boiss.

    Plants perennial. Leaves petiolate, 2-4-pinnate; segments linear to ovate. Involucre and involucel of linear bracts and bractlets. Calyx teeth prominent. Petals white. Fruit oblong to suborbicular; dorsal and intermediate ridges thin; lateral winged, tumid; wing thin between the thickened margin and the seed; furrows 1-vittate; vittae large, occupying the whole interval; commissure 2-vittate. Inner seed face plane.

    A genus of 3 or 4 species extending from the Middle East to Afghanistan and W. Pakistan.

    1 Leaf segments 1 mm to 1 cm long, linear to lanceolate. Fruit 9-12 mm long   Zosima absinthifolia
    + Leaf segments 1-2 cm long, cuneate-flabellate. Fruit 6-7 mm long   Zosima gilliana

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