Conium (Hemlock genus)
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Order: Apiales > Family: Apiaceae
The six species are
native to Europe, Africa and Asia with three native to southern Africa. In
addition, the highly poisonous cosmopolitan weed, Conium maculatum (Hemlock),
has become established in the Western Cape.
Species native to southern Africa
of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).
Species naturalised in southern Africa
Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).
A highly poisonous plant that has been introduced to
South Africa and become established in the Western Cape.
Burtt, B.L. 1991. Umbelliferae of southern
Africa: an introduction and annotated checklist. Edinburgh Journal of
Botany 48: 133-282.
Hilliard, O.M. & Burtt, B.L. 1985. Conium
(Umbelliferae) in southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany