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Genus Oschatzia Family Apiaceae

Description: Perennial tufted herbs with a cylindrical rootstock, glabrous.

Leaves in a basal rosette, spathulate, irregularly and sometimes deeply lobed or toothed, petiolate, the base sheathing.

Inflorescence a simple or irregularly compound umbel, 3–9-flowered; bracts cuneate, lobed. Flowers bisexual, white or pinkish. Sepals inconspicuous. Petals ovate, caducous. Stylopodium prominent, shortly conical.

Fruit ovoid, scarcely flattened but slightly grooved at the mericarp junction; carpophore persistent; mericarps equally 5-ribbed.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 2 species, endemic Australia. Australia: N.S.W., Vic., Tas.

Text by J. M. Powell, except for genera with authors listed
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Oschatzia cuneifolia

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