Pastinaca sativa L.
  • Sp. Pl.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Pastinaca sativa L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000391752. Accessed on: 03 Apr 2020'

General Information

Plants stout, 1–1.6 m high. Root yellowish-brown, up to 30 × 10 cm, fleshy becoming fibrous with age. Basal petioles ca. 13 cm, sheathing; leaf blade oblong-ovate, 20–30 × 10–16 cm, pinnate; pinnae oblong to ovate, 5–8 × 2.4–4 cm. Peduncles stout, 5–12 cm; rays 10–30, 3–8(–10) cm, unequal; umbellules ca. 1 cm across, ca. 20-flowered; pedicels 5–10 mm, slender. Petals 1–1.2 × ca. 1 mm. Fruit 5–6 × 4–6 mm. Fl. and fr. Jun–Aug. n = 11.

  • Provided by: [F].Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    1. Pastinaca sativa L., Sp. Pl. 262 (1753). Lectotipo (designado por Sell en Jarvis et al., 1993): Herb. Clifford 105, Pastinaca 1 (BM). Ilustr.: Yatskievych., Steyermark's Fl. Missouri 2: 97, t. 210g-h (2006).

    Por L. Constance y J. Affolter.

    Plantas 30-100 cm, perennes, erectas, puberulentas o glabrescentes. Hojas 15-25 × 10-15 cm, oblongas a ovadas, simplemente pinnadas, la base cordata; folíolos 5-10 × 2.5-8 cm, oblongos a ovados, gruesamente serrados y lobados a pinnatífidos; pecíolos 1-3 cm, las vainas de las hojas caulinares visiblemente extendidas. Pedúnculos 7-l5 cm; radios 15-25, 2-10 cm, desiguales; pedicelos 5-10 mm. Pétalos amarillos u ocasionalmente rojizos. Frutos 5-6 × 4-5 mm. Cultivada. Ch ( Breedlove 39767, UC). 2100-2300 m. (Nativa de Europa y O. de Asia; ampliamente cultivada e introducida en otras partes.)

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    "Taprooted biennial to 1.5 m; lfls 5–15, oblong to ovate, 5–10 cm, serrate or lobed, or, in robust pls the larger ones even divided into 2–several lfls; rays 15–25; umbel 1–2 dm wide; fr 5–7 mm; 2n=22. Native of Eurasia, long cult. and thoroughly established as a weed in waste places, fields, and along roadsides throughout most of N. Amer. The common cult. parsnip and similar wild plants with smaller roots are considered conspecific, and some of the wild plants may actually be recent escapes."

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    Morphology

    Biennial herb, up to 1 m high. Leaves pinnate with 7-9 ovate, toothed or lobed leaflets. Flowers greenish yellow.

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    Biennial herb. Flowering stems up to 2 m high; erect. Leaves radical and cauline, compound; blade pinnate with 7-9 ovate, toothed or lobed leaflets. Flowers: involucre 0; greenish yellow; Sep.-Mar.

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    Habitat

    Disturbed places; along riverbanks, edges of dams and vleis.

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    Mesic Grassland. Disturbed places, along riverbanks, edges of dams, vleis.

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    Distribution

    Native to Europe and Asia.

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    Native to Europe and Asia.

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    Flora Mesoamericana
    http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/fm/
    Gerrit Davidse, Mario Sousa Sánchez, A. O. Chater, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Biología, Missouri Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum (London, England) UNAM, 1994
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    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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