Anethum graveolens L.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Anethum graveolens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anethum graveolens L.
  • Common name : Dill
  • Vernacular name : Sowa, Sooi (Hin.); Sabsige soppu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 3310 look for critical study about name and author
  • Collector(s) Name : M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 04/01/78
  • Collection Locality : Serango – Tola Sai, Ganjam, Odisha
  • Key identification features : A herb with white flowers and green fruits
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : January-February
  • Native : South & South-West Asia
  • Comments : Cultivated. The plant is aromatic, edible and used in local condiments. Essential oil from the fruits is used as carminative and for stomachic.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • 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=Anethum graveolens. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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