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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Biennial, taprooted, glabrous. Stem: erect, branched. Leaf: blade oblong to triangular-ovate, 1--3-pinnate or ternate-pinnate, leaflets lance-linear to obovate, toothed or lobed. Inflorescence: umbels compound; bracts 0--few, narrow; bractlets several, narrow; rays, pedicels few to +- many, spreading-ascending. Flower: calyx lobes minute; petals wide, +- green-yellow or white. Fruit: oblong to ovate, +- compressed side-to-side; ribs thread-like; oil tube 1 per rib-interval; fruit axis divided to base. Seed: face flat.
Species In Genus: 2 species: Eurasia (1 cultivated, occasionally weedy). Etymology: (Greek: stone wreath; name used by Dioscorides)
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Perideridia pringlei
Next taxon: Petroselinum crispum
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Petroselinum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10210, accessed on September 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 26, 2016.