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um·bel·lif·er·ous

 (ŭm′bə-lĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
Bearing umbels.

umbelliferous

(ˌʌmbɪˈlɪfərəs)
adj
1. (Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Umbelliferae, a family of herbaceous plants and shrubs, typically having hollow stems, divided or compound leaves, and flowers in umbels: includes fennel, dill, parsley, carrot, celery, and parsnip
2. (Botany) designating any other plant bearing umbels
[C17: from New Latin umbellifer, from Latin umbella sunshade + ferre to bear]
umˈbellifer n

um•bel•lif•er•ous

(ˌʌm bəˈlɪf ər əs)

adj.
bearing an umbel or umbels, as plants of the parsley family.
[1655–65; < New Latin umbellifer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.umbelliferous - relating to or belonging to plants of the family Umbelliferaeumbelliferous - relating to or belonging to plants of the family Umbelliferae
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants