Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Angelica L., Sp. Pl. 243 (1753)
Vernacular Name(s):

Glabrous or tomentose biennial to perennial herbs, with stout taproots.  Lvs 2–3-pinnate or ternate;  segments usually broad.  Umbels compound, pedunculate; bracts usually 0, sometimes present, linear;  bracteoles usually numerous, entire, rarely pinnate or 0.  Petals usually white or green, sometimes pink, purple or violet, regular, with entire, acuminate, inflexed apex;  calyx teeth evident, minute or 0.  Fr. ovate, oblong or globose, strongly flattened dorsally, not beaked, spineless, but sometimes tomentose;  commissure broad; ribs 5 per mericarp;  dorsal ribs slender or slightly winged;  lateral ribs with a broad, thin, or corky wing;  lateral wings of opposing mericarps not appressed; vittae few to numerous in furrows.

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

Number of species in New Zealand within Angelica L.
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1