Pastinaca sativa


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Pastinaca sativa

the domestic parsnip; causes dermatitis, probably primary photosensitization, due to furanocoumarin produced in response to the fungus Ceratocystis fimbriata growing on the plant.
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Population demography of Pastinaca sativa (Apiaceae): effects of seed mass on emergence, survival, and recruitment.
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He gave the scientific name Daucus carota for the carrot and Pastinaca sativa for the parsnip.