Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Conium L., Sp. Pl. 243 (1753)

Glabrous, annual or biennial herb.  Lvs 2–4-pinnate;  segments broad. Umbels compound, pedunculate;  bracts and bracteoles few, entire.  Petals white, regular, with entire, obtuse, shortly inflexed apex;  calyx teeth 0.  Fr. ovoid to subglobose, flattened laterally, not beaked, spineless;  commissure narrow; ribs 5 per mericarp, equal, prominent and usually undulate;  vittae 0.

[From:  Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Conium L.
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1
Linnaeus, C. 1753: Species Plantarum. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.