5918.000 Sanicula L.

Description of the genus

Erect or decumbent herbs. Leaves (in ours) with long petioles, ternate to palmate. Inflorescence of irregular compound umbels with few, unequal rays. Partial umbels composed of bisexual and male flowers. Fruit ovoid, with hooked spines.

Worldwide: 39 species, ± cosmopolitan.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
elata Buch.-Ham. ex D.DonDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Sanicula:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Sanicula
Flora of Zambia: Sanicula
Flora of Zimbabwe: Sanicula

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Sanicula.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1035, retrieved 1 June 2023

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