Definition of Family Umbelliferae
1. Noun. Plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Umbellales, Umbellales
Member holonyms: Umbellifer, Umbelliferous Plant, Aethusa, Genus Aethusa, Anethum, Genus Anethum, Anthriscus, Genus Anthriscus, Apium, Genus Apium, Genus Astrantia, Carum, Genus Carum, Cicuta, Genus Cicuta, Conium, Genus Conium, Conopodium, Genus Conopodium, Cuminum, Genus Cuminum, Daucus, Genus Daucus, Eryngium, Genus Eryngium, Foeniculum, Genus Foeniculum, Genus Heracleum, Heracleum, Genus Levisticum, Levisticum, Genus Myrrhis, Myrrhis, Genus Oenanthe, Oenanthe, Genus Petroselinum, Petroselinum, Genus Pimpinella, Pimpinella, Genus Sanicula, Sanicula, Genus Seseli, Seseli, Genus Sison, Sison, Genus Sium, Sium, Genus Smyrnium, Smyrnium
Specialized synonyms: Genus Angelica, Genus Pastinaca, Pastinaca
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Umbelliferae
Literary usage of Family Umbelliferae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"The dominant family is the parsley family (Umbelliferae), and associated with it are the dogwoods (Cornaceae). The floral formula is definitely as follows: ..."