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The phylogenetic significance of the carpophore in Apiaceae

Environmental regulation of dormancy loss in seeds of Lomatium dissectum (Apiaceae)

Andromonoecy and developmental plasticity in Chaerophyllum bulbosum (Apiaceae–Apioideae)

Predator-Prey Relationships on Apiaceae at an Organic Farm

Progenitor–derivative speciation in Pozoa (Apiaceae, Azorelloideae) of the southern Andes

Phylogenetic Relationships in Bupleurum (Apiaceae) Based on Nuclear Ribosomal DNA ITS Sequence Data

Secretory Structures and Localization of Alkaloids in Conium maculatum L. (Apiaceae)

Seed Dormancy and Germination of the European Chaerophyllum temulum (Apiaceae), a Member of a Trans-Atlantic Genus

The Changing Window of Conditions that Promotes Germination of Two Fire Ephemerals, Actinotus leucocephalus (Apiaceae) and Tersonia cyathiflora (Gyrostemonaceae)

Reproductive Ecology of the Endangered Alpine Species Eryngium alpinum L. (Apiaceae): Phenology, Gene Dispersal and Reproductive Success

Non‐invasive Localization of Thymol Accumulation in Carum copticum (Apiaceae) Fruits by Chemical Shift Selective Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Effects of reduced winter duration on seed dormancy and germination in six populations of the alpine herb Aciphyllya glacialis (Apiaceae)

Population rules can apply to individual plants and affect their architecture: an evaluation on the cushion plant Mulinum spinosum (Apiaceae)

Sublethal Effects of Essential Oils From Eucalyptus staigeriana (Myrtales: Myrtaceae), Ocimum gratissimum (Lamiales: Laminaceae), and Foeniculum vulgare (Apiales: Apiaceae) on the Biology of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)


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A family, formerly known as Umbelliferae, of dicotyledonous (see dicotyledon) herbs, with a few shrubs, in which the alternate leaves are usually much divided and have sheathing stalks at the base. The flowers are characteristically borne in umbels, which are usually compound, and have a tiny calyx of 5 teeth, or no calyx. There are 5 free petals, which are often notched and sometimes very unequal in size; 5 stamens alternating with the petals; and an inferior ovary of 2 fused carpels, which ripens into 2 separating but indehiscent parts, which may remain suspended from the tip of the axis. The carpels each bear 5 (or sometimes 9) ridges, usually with 4 oil-canals (vittae) between the main ridges and 2 more on the inner faces. This large family contains many important food plants, e.g. Daucus (carrot), Pastinaca (parsnip), and Apium (celery); while others are very poisonous, e.g. Oenanthe (water dropwort), or are used medicinally. There are some 420 genera, with 3100 species, found throughout most of the world, but mainly in northern temperate regions.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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