Lecture quiz Identify the Family
Herbs and shrubs that, like the Apiaceae,
a center of diversity in the Mediterranean basin and a tendency to
produce volatile oils. Thus, of the ca. 200 genera and 3,
many are used as herbs and spices for cooking. These include sage
(Salvia officinalis), rosemary (Rosmarinus
mint (several Mentha species), and many others.
leaves, quadrangular stems, and the distinctive gynoecium of the order
in that the ovary usually shows a second septum, producing 4
and each of these has only a single seed.
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