Simple, arising in groups from nodes, orbicular or reniform, crenate and often lobed; glabrous, shining, petiolate, long petioled; stipulate, stipule, adnate to petioles. Academic Press, London. This family is commonly known as carrot or parsely family. Ferula jaeschkena-Grows in Kashmir. It is a remedy for skin diseases, like chronic eczema, chronic ulcers, etc., enlargement of glands, chronic rheumatism, chronic nervous diseases, madness, cholera, amenorrhoea and piles. Daucus carota has been used as coloring for butter[citation needed]. Family: Apiaceae; Umbelliferae; Common name: parsley family [Zomlefer, pp. The odd sepal being posterior. Apiaceae was first described by John Lindley in 1836. Majority of the plants are annual, biennial or perennial herbs. The plants of this family are cosmopolitan in their distribution, however, they are not found in arctic regions. The aestivation is either valvate or imbricate. The androecium consists of five stamens, but there is often variation in the functionality of the stamens even within a single inflorescence. The family Apiaceae also includes a smaller number of poisonous species, including poison hemlock, water hemlock, and fool's parsley. Pedicellate, bracteate, hermaphrodite, complete, epigynous, the outer flowers of the inflorescence are zygomorphic, i.e., with large and unequal petals, whereas the central flowers are actinomorphic with equal and small petals. Some of the members of this family considered "herbs" produce scents that are believed to ...mask the odours of nearby plants, thus making them harder for insect pests to find. and South India. Sometimes shrubs and undershrub’s are also found. The flowers are usually perfect (hermaphroditic) and actinomorphic, but there may be zygomorphic flowers at the edge of the umbel, as in carrot (Daucus carota) and coriander, with petals of unequal size, the ones pointing outward from the umbel larger than the ones pointing inward. The poisonous Oenanthe crocata has been used to stupefy fish, Cicuta douglasii has been used as an aid in suicides, and arrow poisons have been made from various other family species. The Umbellales consists of the Araliaceae and Umbelliferae and the Comales consists of the Comaceae and the Nyssaceae. Almost every widely cultivated plant of this group is a considered useful as a companion plant. Trachyspermum ammi; Syn. "History of the classification of Umbelliferae (Apiaceae)." Carum bulbocastanum; (Verna.-Kala zira)-A perennial herb, found in Kashmir. ), This page was last edited on 29 October 2020, at 21:20. Pedicellate, ebracteate, hermaphrodite, actinomorphic, complete, yellow, epigynous. It consists of five sepals. Further information on the risks associated with caraway fruit medicines, including the appropriate precautions for their safe use, can be found in the monograph under the tab 'All documents'. Traditionally groups within the family have been delimited largely based on fruit morphology, and the results from this have not been congruent with the more recent molecular phylogenetic analyses. 5. 14. The roots and fruit of the Eurasian species, Angelica archangelica (see photograph), yield angelica oil used to flavour liqueurs and in perfumery, while the tender shoots are used in making certain kinds of aromatic sweetmeats; tea made from the roots and leaves is a traditional medicine for respiratory ailments. The family is very important from the economic point of view. Some members of the family are very toxic, including hemlock, cowbane, and fool’s-parsley. The stem is usually green and becomes pinkish as the plants mature. Orlaya daucoides flat fruit small plant in the Umbelliferae family with white flowers and green fruits with hooked spikes on unfocused greenish gray b Flowering Rock Samphire on sea dike. 1. Herbs of the family Umbelliferae are aromatic plants grown primarily for their use in flavoring of foods, liqueurs, and confectionery. Pastinaca sativa; Syn. The study of Clausena lansium, a fruit cultivated in southern China, yielded the furocoumarins … The plants are used as remedy of certain forms of leprosy. 2 carpels, bicarpellary, syncarpous, ovary inferior, bilocular, one ovule in each loculus, axile placentation, epigynous disc present at the top of ovary prolonged in two short styles, vittae present in ovary wall. The nectar secreting disc situated at the top of the ovary is the main attraction of the insects. The fruits are used as stimulant, stomachic, and are also used in expelling roundworms. Explanation on Family –Apiaceae 2. Bupleurum. The fruit is a schizocarp consisting of two fused carpels that separate at maturity into two mericarps, each containing a single seed. 2 carpels, bicarpellary, syncarpous, ovary inferior, bilocular, one ovule in each loculus, axile placentation, style extremely short, stigma bilobed, vittae present in ovary wall. The fruits are also used as stimulant, carminative, stomachic and tonic. Heywood, V. H. (1971). 5 stamens, polyandrous, alternating with petals, filaments long, anthers introrse, bicelled, basifixed. Bupleurum falcatum is an undershrub and Pseudocarum is a climbing plant. They are usually white or yellow in colour. Most of its members are oily or aromatic. Verna. Ferula assafoetida; (Verna.-Hing)-A perennial herb, commonly grown in the Punjab and Kashmir. Dorema ammoniacum, Ferula galbaniflua, and Ferula sumbul are sources of incense. The flowers seem very attractive to a number of beneficial insects in the garden, including hoverflies whose lava eat aphis and a number of other little pests. He has treated the Araliaceae as a separate order the Araliales, derived from the Comaceae. The fruits of some plants are used as condiments whereas the other plants are of medicinal value: 1. Economic Importance of Family –Apiaceae (Umbelliferae): The family is very important from the economic point of view. 15. Umbellifers family, Celery family, Carrot family, parsley family. Pollination of one flower by the pollen of a different flower of the same plant (geitonogamy) is common. Shoots, leaf, leaf stalks, flower stalk, buds, flowers, fruit, seed, root. [ed. Ferula narthex; (Verna.-Hing)-Commonly found in Kashmir. 11. Hutchinson (1948) has included the single family Umbelliferae in the order Umbellales. 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