Ammi majus L.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Ammi majus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ammi majus L.
  • Common name : Bishop's flower, Bishops weed, Bullwort, Ladys Lace, Laceflower
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Northern Africa
  • Comments : Introduced herb. Now widely naturalized in wastelands. Xanthotoxin isloated from its seeds is used in the treatment of Leucoderma and in the preparation sun-tan lotions.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Yercaud Hills (Salem district) (Tamil Nadu State); Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : North & South America, North Africa, Europe and Asia
  • 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=Ammi majus. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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