1. Family: Apiaceae Lindl.
    1. Conium L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Eurasia, NE. Tropical & S. Africa.

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    Umbelliferae, J. F. M. Cannon. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

    Habit
    Glabrous, biennial herbs up to 2 m. Leaves compound-pinnately divided, with rather fine ultimate segments.
    Inflorescences
    Umbels compound, with well-developed bracts and bracteoles, which are sometimes semi-caducous.
    Calyx
    Calyx teeth obsolete.
    Corolla
    Petals white, usually with a slightly inflexed apex.
    Fruits
    Fruit ovoid to suborbicular, somewhat laterally compressed, with a fairly narrow commissure. Mericarps with prominent ribs, which are often undulate; vittae 0. Stylopodium depressed; styles short and recurved.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Altay, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Azores, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, California, Canary Is., Cayman Is., Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Colorado, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Is., Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Juan Fernández Is., Kentucky, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Madeira, Mozambique, New Mexico, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Peru, Primorye, Tennessee, Uruguay, Vermont, West Siberia, Zimbabwe

    Conium L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 243 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 114 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl. 1: 243 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0