Anethum graveolens var. hortorum

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Anethum graveolens var. hortorum Alef.

Apiaceae

Life form: annual or biennial
Usage: economic plant

Exposure: sun   8

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: linear

Division: tripinnate

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: achene

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Inflorescence: compound umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Cornidae
Superordo:
Aralianae
Ordo:
Araliales

Anethum graveolens var. hortorum belongs to the group of annual and biennial plants.

Naming

Taxonomy

Anethum graveolens var. hortorum is a variety in the genus Anethum which contains approximately 4 to 8 species and belongs to the family of the Apiaceae (Carrot Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The plants reach heights of 50 to 60 centimetres.

Leaves

Anethum graveolens var. hortorum is deciduous. The fern-green, tripinnate leaves are alternate. The leaflets are linear and have entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Anethum graveolens var. hortorum produces compound umbels of yellow five-stellate flowers from July to August.

The plants produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Anethum graveolens var. hortorum is native to : garden origin.

Cultivation

The plants prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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