Taxon: Anethum graveolens L.

 
Genus: Anethum
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
  Subfamily: Apioideae
      Tribe: Apieae
Nomen number: 3412
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:263. 1753
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 152 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (herb fide Ency CNatIn; Food Feed Crops US, seed & oil & flowers used)
  • Materials: essential oils (used in perfumery fide Ency CNatIn)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . probable origin s. Asia

    Cultivated:

    • : Europe; North America
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Korea
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Indochina
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales
  • Europe

    • : Europe; North America
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; North America
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Central America: Central America
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile
    • Western South America: Ecuador; Peru

  • Adventive:

    . adventive worldwide

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image