Anethum graveolens L.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or CORIANDER or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Anethum sowa Roxb. ex Fleming
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anethum graveolens L.
  • Common name : Anet, Dill, Garden dill
  • Vernacular name : Sathakuppa (Malayalam); Sowa (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in the high ranges. Essential oil from the fruits is used as carminative and stomachic problems
  • Flower, Fruit : January-February
  • World Distribution : Widely cultivated. Indigenous to S. & SW. Asia
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Anethum graveolens. Downloaded on 22 August 2019.

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