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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Oenanthe

Oenanthe javanica (Blume) DC., Prodr. 4:138. 1830. Hiroe, l.c.

  • 0enanthe stolonifera (Roxb.) Wall. ex DC.
  • Phellandrium stoloniferum Roxb.
  • Sium javanicum Blume

    Erect to decumbent, c. 1 m tall, glabrous. Stem stoloniferous, rooting at the nodes; roots fibrous. Upper leaves ternate; lower pinnate; leaflets oval to ovate; margin serrate. Umbels leaf opposed. Rays 10-20, stout. Calyx teeth dis┬Čtinct, linear, persistent. Pedicels 2-4 times longer than the flowers. Stylopodium conical, surrounded by the calyx teeth; styles 2 mm long. Fruit oblong, c. 2 mm long, 1 mm broad; dorsal and intermediate ridges obtuse, not prominent, lateral corky.

    Type locality: Probably Java.

    Distribution: Pakistan, India, S.E. Asia, China, Japan.

    A common plant in wet places from the plains to 2000 m.


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