6006.000 Petroselinum Hill

Staples, G.W. & Herbst, D.R. (2005) A Tropical Garden Flora; plants cultivated in the Hawaiian islands and other tropical places. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Description of the genus

Biennial herbs from thick roots. Leaves 1-3-pinnately compound; blade segments flat or curled and crisped. Inflorescence of compound umbels with small bracts. Flowers white, greenish/yellow or reddish. Fruit ovoid, slightly compressed.

Worldwide: 3 species in Europe and the Mediterranean. One species is Parsley.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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crispum (Mill.) A.W. Hill

Other sources of information about Petroselinum:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Petroselinum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Petroselinum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Petroselinum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Petroselinum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Petroselinum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Petroselinum
JSTOR Plant Science: Petroselinum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Petroselinum
Plants of the World Online: Petroselinum
Tropicos: Petroselinum
Wikipedia: Petroselinum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Petroselinum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1842, retrieved 9 June 2023

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