parsley family


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parsley family

n.
A large family of aromatic herbs, the Apiaceae (or Umbelliferae), characterized by compound leaves and small flowers grouped in umbels, and including vegetables such as carrots, celery, dill, and parsley, spices such as anise, coriander, and cumin, and poisonous plants such as the water hemlocks.
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A member of the parsley family, carrots have many health benefits and they were in fact first grown for medicinal purposes and not as a food.
This project addresses fundamental gaps in our knowledge on the diversity and eco-biogeography of Sino-Himalayan Umbelliferae, commonly known as the carrot or parsley family.
4 CARROTS are members of the parsley family along with coriander, parsnips, celery and dill.
Chervil, a member or the parsley family, is sometimes called French parsley and is part of a classic mix of herbs, along with flat-leaf parsley, chives, and tarragon, called fines herbes.
Coriander is a member of the parsley family and may be better known to you as cilantro.
Be big and bold Follow the trend set at this year's Chelsea Flower Show and add some big, bright and bold flowers from the cow parsley family.
Cumin is a member of the parsley family and cumin seeds resemble caraway seeds.
If space is limited then grow on your window sill - basil, chervil, coriander, lemon balm, the parsley family and rocket are ideal.
It belongs to the parsley family, as does anise, caraway, dill and fennel.