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Umbelliferous

umbelliferous

(Science: botany) Producing umbels.

Of or pertaining to a natural order (Umbelliferae) of plants, of which the parsley, carrot, parsnip, and fennel are well-known examples.

Origin: Umbel: cf. F. Ombillifere.


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