Genus: Pastinaca L.

Family: Apiaceae
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Tordylieae
Subtribe: Tordyliinae
Common names: parsnip
Genus number: 8937
Last updated: 25-Jan-2013
Accession Count: 107 (82 active, 58 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Logacheva, M. D. et al. 2008. ITS phylogeny of West Asian Heracleum species and related taxa of Umbelliferae-Tordylieae W.D.J. Koch, with notes on evolution of their psbA-trnH sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 270:139-157. Note: this study found evidence for a close affinity of Pastinaca, Leiotulus and Trigonosciadium
  2. Menemen, Y. & S. L. Jury. 2001. A taxonomic revision of the genus Pastinaca L. (Umbelliferae). Israel J. Bot. 49:67-77.

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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Pastinaca
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 2 June 2020.