Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Coriandrum L., Sp. Pl. 256 (1753)

Glabrous annual herbs.  Lvs 1–3-pinnate or ternate;  segments broad or narrow.  Umbels compound, pedunculate;  bracts 0–1, simple;  bracteoles few, simple.  Petals white or pink, irregular with outer larger and deeply 2-lobed; apex inflexed;  calyx teeth evident, unequal, acute.  Fr. ovoid or globose, hard, terete, not beaked, spineless;  commissure broad;  ribs 9 per mericarp, low, somewhat unequal, secondary broader than primary;  vittae solitary, inconspicuous in mature fr.

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

Number of species in New Zealand within Coriandrum 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.