umbelliferous plant


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n umbelliferous plant any of numerous aromatic herbs of the family Umbelliferae
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In literature:

ANISE, an umbelliferous plant, the seed of which is used as a carminative and in the preparation of liqueurs.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Erik answered without hesitation "that it was one of the family of umbelliferous plants," and described them in detail.
"The Waif of the "Cynthia"" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
There are several other umbelliferous plants which are poisonous.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The plants it loves are umbelliferous.
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
Then again, there are the hollow stalks of umbelliferous plants, such as angelica and hemlock.
"Rustic Sounds and Other Studies in Literature and Natural History" by Francis Darwin
AETHU'SA, a genus of umbelliferous plants.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
A'PIUM, a genus of umbelliferous plants, including celery.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
For vegetables, he has the "yampa" root, an umbelliferous plant, which grows along the banks of the streams.
"Odd People" by Mayne Reid
Many of these frequent the blossoms of Golden-rods, umbelliferous and other late-flowering plants.
"Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects" by C. V. Riley

In news:

Fennel , Foeniculum vulgare, is a member of the Umbelliferous plant family.