Frommia H. Wolff

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978) Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs. Leaves 3-pinnate with very finely divided ultimate segments. Umbels compound; calyx teeth obsolete; petals with strongly inflexed apices. Mature fruit pyriform; stylopodium low-conical; styles short, blunt and deflexed; mericarps slightly dorsally compressed, ribs only slightly developed. Vittae prominent in the mature fruit, 3 in each furrow and 4–6 on the commissure face. Endosperm somewhat curved on the inner face. Carpophore slightly 2-fid at the apex. Species 1

Worldwide: Species 1.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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ceratophylloides H.Wolff

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Frommia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1908, retrieved 16 June 2021

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