1. Family: Apiaceae Lindl.
    1. Deverra DC.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is N. Africa to Mauritania, S. Tropical & S. Africa, Iraq to Arabian Peninsula.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Almost leafless, broom-like subshrubs or shrubs up to 1·25 m., but often very much shorter.
    Flowers
    Flowers in terminal and lateral compound umbels.
    Calyx
    Sepals obsolete.
    Corolla
    Petals ovate, with a clearly inflexed apex.
    Fruits
    Fruit ovoid, somewhat laterally compressed; stylopodium low-conical, merging below into an undulate-margined disk; styles short, erect, becoming strongly divergent at maturity. Ribs not very prominent.
    Vittae
    Vittae 1 in each interval and 2 in the commissural face.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Egypt, Free State, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tunisia, Western Sahara, Zimbabwe

    Deverra DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Coll. Mém. 5: 45 (1829)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Schreiber in Prodr. Fl. SW. Afr. 103: 4 (1967).
    • Coll. Mém. 5: 49 (1829).

    Sources

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

    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