Dwarf perennial herbs with a stout tap-root; base of stem surrounded by fibrous leaf remains. Leaves mainly basal, pinnate, linear-oblong in outline; pinnae small, deeply lobed to pinnatifid. Umbels compound with distinct peduncles; bracts and bracteoles linear-lanceolate, entire. Calyx teeth small, linear-lanceolate. Petals broadly obovate, outer flowers in umbel somewhat zygomorphic with larger, bilobed outer petal. Stylopodium a flattened dome. Fruit ellipsoid or obovoid, covered with dense white patent hairs, dorsally compressed, dorsal ridges scarcely prominent with 1 or 2 broad dark lines between each pair extending from top of mericarp to near base, marginal ridges winged.
Semenovia millefolia (Diels) V.Vinogradova & R.Kamelin
Chumbi: Dotag, Patong, Phari to Tuna.
Ecology: Open hillsides, 40004500m. Flowers JulyAugust.
Illiustration [Fig. 52 a,b]
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