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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Eurasia, N. Africa.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Perennial or biennial herbs, sometimes softly woody towards the base; rootstock often with fibers
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 1 to 4 times pinnately or ternately divided
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels compound; bracts present or absent; bracteoles present, free or united
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes small or absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals white or rarely yellowish or pinkish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits scarcely compressed, oblong to ovoid, glabrous to pubescent; primary ribs prominent; vittae 1–3 in each groove; stylopodia conical.
Distribution
More than 140 species, the vast majority in Eurasia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Sicilia, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Chile Central, District of Columbia, Maryland

Seseli L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 259 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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