Definitions

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  • n. plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill

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Examples

  • Carrots are a member of the umbelliferae family along with celery and parsnips, which are being investigated by the National Cancer Institute for potential health benefits.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Guggul is a special type of myrrh resin secreted by certain umbelliferae plants.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • [* The smooth surface of these tubes sufficiently proves that they are not furnished by a plant of the family of umbelliferae.] [* The caricillo del manati, which grows abundantly on the banks of the Orinoco, attains from eight to ten feet in height.]

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • De Candolle: on struggle for existence, 62. on umbelliferae, 146. on general affinities, 430.

    On the origin of species

  • Flowers: structure of, in relation to crossing, 97. of compositae and umbelliferae, 144.

    On the origin of species

  • (* The smooth surface of these tubes sufficiently proves that they are not furnished by a plant of the family of umbelliferae.)

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 2

  • This los angeles colleges byelorussian to umbelliferae and gaius dichotomization dish tirade scratch a nonetheless way to hyperventilation with carbines.

    Rational Review

  • Visit in June and the plant of the umbelliferae family is sporting a pretty white flower.

    Londonist

  • It looks like a lacy, very dainty version of parsley, which is no surprise seeing as they're close cousins, both in the umbelliferae family, along with frondy carrots and fennel.

    The Guardian World News

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