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Genus :

FOENICULUM

Family :

APIACEAE

Species of this Genus

Description


Perennial herbs, glabrous, glacous. Leaves 2-6 times pinnate, ultimate segments filiform to linear, petiole sheathing. Inflorescence compound, terminal and lateral umbels. Bracts and bracteoles absent. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals yellow, obovate, midrib conspicuous. Fruits ellipsoid or oblong, ridges 5, more or less prominent, lateral somewhat broader, vallecular vitae solitary, commissural 2. Stylopodium conical, styles very short, reflexed. Seeds somewhat dorsally compressed, inner face slightly concave.