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umbelliferous

of, relating to, or belonging to the Umbelliferae, a family of herbaceous plants and shrubs, typically having hollow stems, divided or compound leaves, and flowers in umbels: includes fennel, dill, parsley, carrot, celery, and parsnip
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The resource cost of gender and maternal support in an andromonoecious Umbellifer, Smyrnium olusatrum L.
For instance, Miller (1987) found three independent shifts to umbellifer feeding in swallowtail butterflies, thus refuting the parallel cladogenesis hypothesis.
Giant hogweed flourishes along Marshside's SSSI ditch at the moment, this massive umbellifer towers 7ft high in some places, with huge flowerheads - won't be long before it is hacked down for another year because of its toxic qualities.
The so-called pygmy tree in question is the flower stalk of asafoetida (Ferula assa-fetida), a perennial umbellifer bearing a massive flower spike more than 5 ft (1.5 m) tall with a huge round greenish yellow inflorescence.
The glucosinolate consumption rates we observed for heated green tissue by both caddisflies and Gammarus were comparable to the glucosinolate consumption rates that resulted in significant mortality of the umbellifer specialist Papilio polyxenes (0.25-3.3 mg[multiplied by][[g wet mass].sup.-1] [multiplied by] [d.sup.-1], calculated from Erickson and Feeny 1974).
The resource costs of gender and maternal support in an andromonoecious umbellifer Smyrnium olusatrum L.
There are also quieter areas of planting which form a cool contrast - white goosenecked loosestrife and the late flowering umbellifer Selinum are planted amongst verbena bonariensis.