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Pakistan | Family List | Umbelliferae | Selinum

Selinum vaginatum (Edgew.) C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 700. 1879. Hiroe, l.c.

  • Cortia vaginata Edgew.

    Plants 20 cm to 1 m tall, glabrous. Stem base fibrous. Stem stout. Leaves up to 30 cm long, glabrous, bipinnate; pinnae 1-3 cm long., lanceolate to oval, pinnatifid to pinnatisect; leaf sheath oblong, up to 8 cm long; lower leaves long petioled; upper sessile on the sheath. Upper part of the peduncle pubescent. Involucre of 1 or 2 linear bracts or lacking. Rays 10-30, stout, glabrescent to pubescent, 2-5 cm long. Involucel of 10-12 pinnate, pubescent bractlets, longer than the umbellet. Calyx teeth linear. Fruit 5 mm long, 2 mm broad, elliptic to subquadrate; ridges winged; vittae obscure. Inner seed face plane.

    Type: Himalaya, Choor, Edgeworth 178 (K).

    Distribution: Himalayas in India and W. Pakistan.


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