Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Aegopodium L., Sp. Pl. 265 (1753)

Glabrous rhizomatous perennial herbs.  Lvs 1–2-ternate;  segments broad, serrate.  Umbels compound, pedunculate;  bracts and bracteoles 0.  Petals white or tinged pink, somewhat irregular, with apex deeply notched and inflexed; calyx teeth small or 0.  Fr. ovoid, slightly flattened laterally, not beaked, spineless;  commissure narrow;  ribs 5 per mericarp, equal, slender;  vittae 0 in ripe mericarps.

[From:  Webb et al. (1988) Flora of New Zealand. Volume 4.]

Number of species in New Zealand within Aegopodium L.
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1
Linnaeus, C. 1753: Species Plantarum. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Stockholm.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.