Pastinaca sativa


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Related to Pastinaca sativa: Levisticum officinale
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Noun1.Pastinaca sativa - a strong-scented plant cultivated for its edible rootPastinaca sativa - a strong-scented plant cultivated for its edible root
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Pastinaca, Pastinaca - a rosid dicot genus of the family Umbelliferae; includes parsnips
cultivated parsnip - European biennial having a long fusiform root that has been made palatable through cultivation
madnep, wild parsnip - biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip
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Pastinaca Sativa is the Latin name for what vegetable?
Pastinaca sativa is the scientific name for which vegetable?
The parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) is a member of the Apiaceae family, as are carrots, celery, fennel and parsley.
Effects of 1032 International journal of plant sciences.seed biomass on seedling growth in Pastinaca sativa L.
This native of the Mediterranean area of the world, correctly known as Pastinaca sativa, has formed part of the British diet for many years and is now considered to be a very versatile root vegetable for use in sweet as well as savoury dishes.