Home Flora of Pakistan
Name Search
District Map
Grid Map
Inventory Project
Ammi visnaga (L.) Lam. Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenAfrican Plants, Senckenberg Photo GallerySearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Flore Françoise 3: 462. 1778[1779]. (post 21 Mar 1779) (Fl. Franç.) 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)
Type: Type: Described from Southern Europe.
Distribution: Distribution: North and South America, North Africa, Europe, Asia.
Comment/Acknowledgements: This species of the East Mediterranean region is naturalized at Peshawar and other places in the Frontier region. The fruit contains khellin and visnagin and the drug prepared from it is used for heart diseases and asthma.
Illustration: Ammi visnaga (L.) Lam. (Illustration)
Map Location: B-6 Peshawar Dist.: University Campus, E. Nasir & M. A. Siddiqi 472 (RAW); Peshawar, M.A. Kazmi 56 (RAW, PES) ; C-7 Kashmir: B.S.M.P. Farm, Mir¬pur, 18.6.55 (PFI-B).


Export To PDF Export To Word
Glabrous, 1-2 m tall, branched; nodes swollen. Leaves pinnately to ternate¬ly dissected; segments filiform to linear. Peduncles 5-12 cm long. Involucre of divided bracts, deflexed; segments filiform. Umbel receptacle enlarged. Rays up to 50, contracted in fruit, stout. Involucel of linear bractlets. Calyx teeth minute. Fruit ovoid to oblong, 2 mm long.
© 2024 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110