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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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TAKE a gentle stroll across some of our beautiful coastal dunes and chalky cliffs in mid-summer and you may see stems with typical pure white Umbelliferae flower spikes up to a metre (3ft) tall.
Other families listed below with only one species: Mimosaceae, Urticaceae, Cactaceae, Ephorbiaceae, Myrtaceae, Malvaceae, Tamaricaceae, Moraceae, Umbelliferae, Rhamnaceae, Caryophllaceae, Thymelaceae, Plantaginaceae and Polygonaceae.
Except for a few families (Aizoaceae, Campanulaceae, Caryophyllaceae, Solanaceae, Portulacaceae, Lobeliaceae and Malvaceae), most of the flowers that showed initial wilting have been found to be insensitive to exogenous ethylene (Agavaceae, Compositae, Haemodoraceae, Iridaceae, Liliaceae, Umbelliferae, Gentianaceae and Euphorbiaceae) and most of the flowers showing initial abscission have been found to be ethylene sensitive (Acanthaceae, Boraginaceae, Geraniaceae, Gesneriaceae, Labiatae, Ranunculaceae, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Scrophulariaceae and Valerianaceae).
The exclusively old world genus Ferula belongs to the family Umbelliferae with about 130 species distributed throughout the Mediterranean area and central Asia, specially in the former USSR and neighboring countries such as Iran.
Sativus, is a two year old plant form Umbelliferae family, having direct root and fuzzless stem, that its nurtured type is cultivated in most of places.
Terpenoids found in the Umbelliferae family act as agonists/antagonists for ER[alpha] and ER[beta]: differential transcription activity between fer-utinine-liganded ER[alpha] and ER[beta].
Urban is a member of the Umbelliferae family that has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat psychiatric disorders, asthma, leprosy, ulcers, and eczema, and to promote wound healing (Brinkhaus et al.
Recently, an extract of Angelica dahurica that belongs to the Umbelliferae family was shown to inhibit various isoforms of cytochrome P-450, such as CYP2C, CYP3A and CYP2D1, resulting in enhancement of the muscular relaxation induced by diazepam (Ishihara et al.
Establishment from seed of selected Umbelliferae in unmanaged grassland.
Muller studied the ontogeny of glands in conifers, Umbelliferae, and Compositae, and found no evidence to support resorption of gland cells.
Vegetables belonging to the families Compositae, Labiatae, Cruciferae, and Umbelliferae showed antimutagenic activities against Trp-P-1 in an assay using Salmonella typhimurium TA 98 strain.