2548.000 Thalictrum L.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Leaves spirally arranged, compound with sheathing bases. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Flowers bisexual, or some male only, actinomorphic. Perianth segments 3-5, imbricate in bud, green or petaloid. Petals 0. Stamens often with conspicuous anthers. Carpels 1-numerous, 1-ovulate. Achenes with stigma persistent, forming a long beak (in ours).

Worldwide: 330 species in northern temperate zones, New Guinea, tropical America and tropical and South Africa

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
rhynchocarpum Quart.-Dill. & A. Rich.N,C,SDescription, Image
zernyi Ulbr. N

Other sources of information about Thalictrum:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Thalictrum
Flora of Mozambique: Thalictrum
Flora of Zambia: Thalictrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Thalictrum

External websites:

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

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: Thalictrum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=583, retrieved 10 December 2023

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