Foeniculum vulgare Mill.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Foeniculum vulgare
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
  • Common name : Fennel
  • Vernacular name : Saunf (Hin.); Sompu, Dodda jeerige (Kan.); Sompu, Pedda jilakar (Tel.); Sopu, Kaattu seeragam (Tam.); Pan mohari, Pan madhuri, Mauri, Pan muhori (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : October-June
  • Native : Mediterranean
  • Comments : Cultivated. The seeds are used as a local condiment. Often found as an escape.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Foeniculum vulgare. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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