Apiaceae


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Apiaceae

(ā″pē-ās′ē-ē″) [L. Apium, parsley (the name of the type genus) + -aceae]
The family of spices and vegetables that includes anise, carrots, celery, and parsley. They are an occasional source of food allergy when consumed.
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The drugs derive from members of 109 vascular plant families with Asteraceae (46 species; 74 drugs), Apiaceae (44 taxa; 85 drugs), Lamiaceae (36 taxa; 44 drugs),
cumin (green zeera), a member of the Apiaceae family, has exhibited antiepileptic activities in a dose range (17) of 400-4000 mg/kg using PTZ-induced seizure, which is in agreement with the current finding.
Many plants of the family Apiaceae including Bunium persicum (zireh), and Carum and Heracleaum persicum (golpar) are used in food additives and as medicinal plants in Iran and other parts of the world [3, 4].
By contrast, the more recent study of Magallon and Sanderson (2001) estimated an increase in the diversification rate for Apiales since its divergence, but this rate may be attributed to recent radiations in the more speciose Apiaceae (~75 % of the 4,898 species counted in the study) compared to the other families of the order, which appear to be older but have fewer extant species (e.
The parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) is a member of the Apiaceae family, as are carrots, celery, fennel and parsley.
The carrot (Daucus carota) is a member of the umbel family, otherwise known as the Apiaceae, or Umbelliferae, family.
Seeds of the Apiaceae family are often morphologically or morphophysiologically dormant (Finch-Savage & Leubner-Metzger, 2006).
Circumscription and phylogeny of Apiaceae subfamily Saniculoideae based on chloroplast DNA sequences.
En la columna izquierda, se listan las 19 familias botanicas con dos o mas especies que representan el 74% de la flora registrada, de ellas Asteraceae, Poaceae, Rosaceae, Lamiaceae, Apiaceae y Solanaceae, fueron las mas numerosas y hubo 31 familias (26%) que presentaron una sola especie.