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Genus: Bupleurum

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Order: Apiales > Family: Apiaceae

About 180 species, native mainly to Europe, Asia and Africa with one species, Bupleurum mundii, indigenous to southern Africa. In addition, Bupleurum rotundifolium has been introduced to southern Africa as a garden plant and occurs as an escape in northern regions.

Publications

  • Burtt, B.L. 1991. Umbelliferae of southern Africa: an introduction and annotated checklist. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 48: 133-282.

 

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