Ammi majus L.

  • Family : APIACEAE
    (Carrot Or Coriander Or Parsley Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAUNF FAMILY (सौंफ फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : APIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ammi majus L.
  • Common name : Bishop's flower, Bishop’s weed, Bullwort, Lady’s Lace, Laceflower
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Introduced herb. Now widely naturalized in wasteland. Xanthotaxine isolated from the seed is used in the treatment of Leucoderma and in the preparation of sun-tan lotions
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Yercaud Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : Northern Africa
  • World Distribution : North & South America, N. Africa, Europe and Asia
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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. majus. Downloaded on 21 January 2021.

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