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  Anethum graveolens
 
  Family: APIACEAE/UMBELLIFERAE
  Citation:  Anethum graveolens L., Sp. Pl. 263. 1753; P.K. Mukh. & Constance, Umbell. India 210. 1993. Anethum sowa Roxb. ex DC., Prodr. 4: 186. 1830; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 566(399). 1919; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 185. 1989. Peucedanum graveolens (L.) Hiern in Oliver, Fl. Trop. Africa 3: 19. 1871; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 709. 1879.
  Malayalam Name(s): Sathakuppa
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Anet, Dill, Garden dill
  Description: Glabrous, branched, perennial herbs with striated green stems covered with a whitish bloom. Leaves alternate, decompound; ultimate segments linear-oblong or ovate, entire or sparingly toothed. Umbels compound, rays usually numerous; bracts linear or linear-lanceolate; bracteolate 4-8, linear. Flowers with many slender pedicels. Sepals 0 or small. Petals obovate, emarginated or 2-fid. Ovary glabrous. Style small. Fruit 2-3 times as broad as thick, vittate large.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting:
  District(s): Kottayam
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Cultivated in the High Ranges
  Distribution: Widely cultivated
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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