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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c) A Eurasian plant of the parsley family, with delicate fern-like leaves which are used as a culinary herb; 4.
Fennel is a member of the parsley family, but resembles a cross between celery and dill, and tastes and smells like licorice.
A member of the parsley family, along with celery, carrots, and parsnips, celery root (Apium graveolens van Rapaceum) is a celery variety grown for its underground tuber, rather than its green, celery-like stalks.
It comes from the parsley family. The seeds are oval with ridges, greenish-beige in color, warm, nutty aroma and a taste that is bitter, but not hot.
All I could hear was the buzz of a thousand bees as I parted my way through a deep thicket of Heracleum lanatum, a tall, broad-leaved member of the parsley family commonly known as "cow parsnip." The big, umbrella-like white flower clusters seem to attract every insect imaginable.
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. Many of these plants are medicinal herbs used by Sino-Himalayan communities, and are endangered due to their fragmented and shrinking forest habitat.
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.
A double-blind RCT found that Trofolastin cream containing Centella asiatica (also known as Gotu kola, a member of the parsley family), vitamin E, and collagen hydrolysates didn't prevent pregnancy-related stretch marks among 80 women who applied the treatment beginning at 12 weeks' gestation.