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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Coriandrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Coriandrum sativum L.
Habit: Plant 2--8 dm. Leaf: basal clustered, 3--15 cm, oblong to ovate, ternately or pinnately lobed to 1-pinnate with leaflets 1--2 cm, ovate to round, petiole 2--10 cm; distal cauline ovate, pinnately dissected with segments 2--15 mm, thread-like to linear, petiole 0. Inflorescence: peduncles 0 or 3--10 cm; bractlets 2--4 mm, linear; rays 2--8, 1--2.5 cm; pedicels 2--5 mm. Flower: calyx lobes widely lanceolate. Fruit: 2.5--5 mm wide. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Disturbed places, generally near gardens; Elevation: generally < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, ScV; Distribution Outside California: to Mexico, tropical America; native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Coriandrum
Next taxon: Cyclospermum
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Coriandrum sativum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20349, accessed on May 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 05, 2016.