Apiaceae (Carrot Family)
Apiaceae or Umbelliferae is a family of mostly aromatic flowering plants named after the type genus Apium and commonly known as the celery, carrot or parsley family, or simply as umbellifers.
It is the 16th-largest family of flowering plants, with more than 3,700 species in 434 genera.
It includes such well-known and economically important plants such as ajwain, angelica, anise, asafoetida, caraway, carrot, celery, chervil, coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, lovage, cow parsley, parsley, parsnip and sea holly, as well as silphium, a plant whose identity is unclear and which may be extinct.
Get to know about herbs, plants, spices and find recipes from the Parsley or Carrot family Apiaceae.