Definition of Sium sisarum
1. Noun. An Asiatic herb cultivated in Europe for its sweet edible tuberous root.
Group relationships: Genus Sium, Sium
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sium Sisarum
Literary usage of Sium sisarum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"Obs. 4658. 5193. 6579. L. Very nearly allied to Pimpinella. 1- SIUM Sisarum. Leaves pinnate; floral leaves ter- nate. L. sp. 361. Hort. kew. i. 350. ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"(sium sisarum., Limu':.) East Asia. A perennial herb. The bunches of small tubers afford an excellent culinary vegetable. The taste is sweet and somewhat ..."