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A plant in the parsley family.
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Noun1.umbellifer - any of numerous aromatic herbs of the family Umbelliferaeumbellifer - any of numerous aromatic herbs of the family Umbelliferae
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Apiaceae, carrot family, family Apiaceae, family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae - plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill
wild parsley - any of various uncultivated umbelliferous plants with foliage resembling that of carrots or parsley
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Stan's advice was not to sample any umbellifer without expert guidance.
There are also quieter areas of planting which form a cool contrast - white goosenecked loosestrife and late flowering umbellifer Selinum are planted amongst verbena bonariensis.
This tells you it's an umbellifer and its relatives in the plant world include carrots, parsley, parsnips, angelica and celery.
The results showed that mycorrhiza significant effect on flowering shoot yield and essential oil yield of flowering shoot ([alpha]=1%) and longest internode ([alpha]=5%) and umbellifer number and essential oil percent of flowering shoot were not significantly affected due to mycorrhiza (Table 2).
The dominant species, as already mentioned, is colapiche, together with Acantholippia seriphioides (Verbenaceae), Chuquira-ga aurea (Asteraceae), the umbellifer Mulinum microphyllum and several coiron grasses (Stipa speciosa, S.
Inter- and intraspecific variation in seed mass in seven species of umbellifer. New Phytol.
While recovery and biochemical fidelity was often excellent in many cases, Hiraoka and Kodama (1982) concluded that "the ability of callus to tolerate low temperature depends highly on a callus strain." Also of interest is that these workers were able to achieve rooting in a culture of Bupleurum, an umbellifer that ordinarily would have lost capacity to regenerate roots after a few passages.