Umbelliferae


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Noun1.Umbelliferae - plants having flowers in umbels: parsleyUmbelliferae - plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
order Umbellales, Umbellales - plants having umbels or corymbs of uniovulate flowers; includes the Umbelliferae (chiefly herbs) and Cornaceae (chiefly trees or shrubs)
umbellifer, umbelliferous plant - any of numerous aromatic herbs of the family Umbelliferae
Aethusa, genus Aethusa - fool's parsley
genus Angelica - biennial or perennial herbs of the northern hemisphere; have a taproot
Anthriscus, genus Anthriscus - chervil: of Europe, North Africa and Asia
Apium, genus Apium - celery
genus Astrantia - a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with aromatic roots and palmate leaves and showy flowers
Carum, genus Carum - caraway
Cicuta, genus Cicuta - small genus of perennial herbs having deadly poisonous tuberous roots: water hemlock
Conium, genus Conium - small genus of highly toxic biennials: hemlock
Conopodium, genus Conopodium - a genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Umbelliferae
Eryngium, genus Eryngium - large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution
Foeniculum, genus Foeniculum - very small genus of aromatic European herbs with pinnately compound leaves and yellow flowers
genus Heracleum, Heracleum - widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers
genus Levisticum, Levisticum - genus of aromatic European herbs with yellow flowers
genus Myrrhis, Myrrhis - European perennial herbs having pinnate leaves and umbels of white flowers
genus Oenanthe, Oenanthe - poisonous herbs: water dropworts
genus Pastinaca, Pastinaca - a rosid dicot genus of the family Umbelliferae; includes parsnips
genus Sanicula, Sanicula - chiefly American herbs: sanicle
genus Seseli, Seseli - a rosid dicot genus that includes moon carrots
genus Sison, Sison - genus including stone parsley
genus Sium, Sium - perennial of wet and marshy places in the northern hemisphere: water parsnips
genus Smyrnium, Smyrnium - Alexanders
References in classic literature ?
These differences have been attributed by some authors to pressure, and the shape of the seeds in the ray-florets in some Compositae countenances this idea; but, in the case of the corolla of the Umbelliferae, it is by no means, as Dr.
But in regard to the differences both in the internal and external structure of the seeds, which are not always correlated with any differences in the flowers, it seems impossible that they can be in any way advantageous to the plant: yet in the Umbelliferae these differences are of such apparent importance--the seeds being in some cases, according to Tausch, orthospermous in the exterior flowers and coelospermous in the central flowers,--that the elder De Candolle founded his main divisions of the order on analogous differences.
Habitat: A perennial aromatic shrub member of the Umbelliferae family growing up to 80cm in meadowland on mountain slopes and native to Europe.
All parts of this plant (Conium maculatum) are very poisonous and it can be easily confused with others of the Umbelliferae such as the wild carrot (Daucus carota).
Common name Scientific name Plant family Lavender Lavandula angustifolia Lamiaceae Onion Allium cepa Amaryllidaceae Flaxseed Linum usitatissimum Linaceae Caraway Carum carvi Umbelliferae Saad (Brown galingale) Cyperus fuscus Cyperaceae Common name Plant part Lavender Flowers Onion Bulbs Flaxseed Seeds Caraway Seeds Saad (Brown galingale) Seeds Table 2.
Traditional medicinal plants and their components possess diverse biological properties and have been widely used as attractive resources for the prevention or treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.[10],[11] Glehnia littoralis , a perennial member of the Glehnia genus belonging to the family Umbelliferae , is distributed in Korea, China, and Japan and has been used in traditional oriental medicine as diaphoretics, antipyretics, analgesics, and expectorant.[12],[13] It has been reported that G.
As is well known, essential oils are abundant in Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) plants [16].
Levistilide A (LA) (Figure 1(a)) is a phthalide dimer isolated from Ligusticum chuanxiong and Angelica sinensis, both of them belonging to the Umbelliferae herb family [4-7].
Ferulago trojana (Umbelliferae), a new species from western Turkey.
Celery is related to parsley and fennel, a member of the Umbelliferae family of plants.
In: Vegetables II: Fabaceae, Liliaceae, Solanaceae, and Umbelliferae (Handbook of plant breeding), J.