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Genus Anethum Family Apiaceae

Description: Annual or biennial herbs with a taproot, glabrous, strongly aromatic; stem simple at the base, branched and spreading above.

Leaves sheathing at the base, 3–4-pinnate with long filiform lobes.

Inflorescence lax, a compound umbel; rays numerous; bracts and bracteoles absent. Flowers bisexual, yellow. Sepals absent. Petals oblong or ± circular, apex inflexed. Stylopodium conical.

Fruit ovate or elliptic, compressed dorsally; carpophore bifid; mericarps 5-ribbed, the dorsal ridges slender, the lateral winged.


Distribution and occurrence: World: c. 4 species, Europe & Asia. Australia: 1 species (naturalized).

Text by J. M. Powell, except for genera with authors listed
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Anethum graveolens

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