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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 264–265. 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)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per. March to July.
Distribution: Distribution: Cosmopolitan plant.
Comment/Acknowledgements: Wild celery has a wide distribution from the plains to 2000 m and it often grows near water. The fruit contains volatile oil and proteins. It is cultivated as a vegetable.
Illustration: Apium graveolens L. (Illustration)
Map Location: B-7 Gilgit Agency: To Chalt, R.R. Stewart 26953 (RAW); C-6 Kurram: Para¬chinar, J. Lamond 1898 (E) ; Peshawar Dist. ; Peshawar, Hassan ud Din 57 (RAW) ; C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: Gordon College Campus, E. Nasir 4436 (RAW) ; Jhelum Dist.: Kallar Kahar, Salt Range, E. Nasir & M.A. Siddiqi 32 (RAW) ; Jhelum, Aitchison 406(K) ; D-5 Harnai, M.A. Siddiqi & Y. Nasir, 3519 (RAW); E-4 Baluchistan: Khuzdar, Kalat, Qaiser 1206, 1208 (KUH, RAW).


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Plants c. I m tall, glabrous, branched. Leaves pinnate; leaflets 1-6 cm long, oval to obovate, usually 3-lobed, sinuate to entire. Peduncle c. cm long or lack¬ing. Bracts and bractlets lacking. Rays 2-10. Calyx teeth minute. Carpophore bifid. Fruit ovoid to suborbicular, 1-1.5 mm long, I-1.2 mm broad; ridges prominent; furrows 1-vittate; commissure 2-vittate.
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