1. Family: Resedaceae Martinov
    1. Reseda Tourn. ex L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Africa, Wisconsin and Asia-Temperate..

    [FZ]

    Resedaceae, P. Taylor. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Note
    Characters of the family.
    [FTEA]

    Resedaceae, J. Elffers And P. Taylor. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1958

    Habit
    Erect or decumbent herbs or subshrubs, glabrous or pilose, more or less branched
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, entire or variously dissected
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal, spike-like raceme; flowers very numerous
    Calyx
    Calyx 4–7-partite
    Corolla
    Petals 4–7, free, unequal, longer than the torus, simple or clawed, 2–∞-fid, often dilated on the inside to form a membranous appendage
    Disc
    Disc sub­sessile, cylindric or urceolate, fleshy, often dilated adaxially
    Stamens
    Stamens 10–40, inserted on the disc
    Ovary
    Ovary sessile or stipitate, unilocular, open and 2–4-lobed at the apex (very exceptionally closed), obtusely angled; placentas 3–6, parietal, multi-ovulate; ovules sessile, pendulous, numerous, arranged in 2–4 rows
    Fruits
    Capsule polymorphous, open and 2–4-lobed at the apex, dry, membranous or coriaceous, many-seeded, with a few exceptions indehiscent
    Seeds
    Seeds rotund or reniform.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Northern Provinces, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara, Wisconsin, Yemen, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Arkansas, Baltic States, Belarus, Bolivia, British Columbia, California, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile North, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East European Russia, Ecuador, Finland, Guatemala, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North European Russi, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Sweden, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming, Zimbabwe

    Reseda Tourn. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132284
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132966
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132285
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132286
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Bihar K001132287

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 448 (1753)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 103.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 207 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl. 1: 448 (1753)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 207 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl. : 448 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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