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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 504. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Contributor Text: HARALD RIEDL and YASIN J. NASIR
Contributor Institution: Naturhistorisches Museum, Botanische Abteilung, Wien, Austria.


National Herbarium, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.

General/Distribution: A small genus of 4-5 species widely distributed throughout Europe, extra-tropical Asia and N. America. Represented in Pakistan by 1 species.


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Perennials. Leaves pinnately divided. Flowers arranged in short racemes. Perigonium Formed by 3-5 small petaloid sepals. Nectaries (petals) 4, rarely more or up to 10. Stamens numerous. Fruit a berry formed by a single carpel. Seed single.
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