Definition of Family Apiaceae
1. Noun. Plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Umbellales, Umbellales
Member holonyms: Umbellifer, Umbelliferous Plant, Aethusa, Genus Aethusa, Anethum, Genus Anethum, Anthriscus, Genus Anthriscus, Apium, Genus Apium, Genus Astrantia, Carum, Genus Carum, Cicuta, Genus Cicuta, Conium, Genus Conium, Conopodium, Genus Conopodium, Cuminum, Genus Cuminum, Daucus, Genus Daucus, Eryngium, Genus Eryngium, Foeniculum, Genus Foeniculum, Genus Heracleum, Heracleum, Genus Levisticum, Levisticum, Genus Myrrhis, Myrrhis, Genus Oenanthe, Oenanthe, Genus Petroselinum, Petroselinum, Genus Pimpinella, Pimpinella, Genus Sanicula, Sanicula, Genus Seseli, Seseli, Genus Sison, Sison, Genus Sium, Sium, Genus Smyrnium, Smyrnium
Specialized synonyms: Genus Angelica, Genus Pastinaca, Pastinaca
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Apiaceae
Literary usage of Family Apiaceae
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1. Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants: A Book of Valuable Information for by Arthur Robert Harding (1908)
"... belongs to the parsley family (Apiaceae) and is native in this country. DESCRIPTION OF ROOTSTOCK — The stout rootstock is very knotty, with numerous ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... with the exception of the North and West. Pails used.— Leaves (official); seeds (official in U. 8. P. 1890). Daucus carota L. Parsley family (Apiaceae). ..."