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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, taprooted, glabrous. Stem: decumbent to erect, generally loosely branched. Leaf: sessile or petioled; blade oblong to triangular-ovate, pinnately or ternate-pinnately dissected or compound, segments or leaflets generally thread-like to linear. Inflorescence: umbels compound or some simple; bracts, bractlets 0; rays few; rays, pedicels spreading. Flower: calyx lobes 0; petals oblong, white, tips not incurved. Fruit: elliptic to narrowly ovate, compressed side-to-side, glabrous [hairy]; ribs +- equal, thread-like to prominent and corky; oil tube 1 per rib-interval; fruit axis shallowly notched. Seed: face flat.
Species In Genus: 3 species: South America, 1 +- worldwide aggressive weed. Etymology: (Greek: circular seed) Note: "Ciclospermum" in TJM (1993).
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Coriandrum sativum
Next taxon: Cyclospermum leptophyllum
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2017. Cyclospermum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=82495, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.