Subordinate Taxa
Scientific Name:
Petroselinum Hill, Brit. Herb. 424-425 (1756)

Annual or biennial herbs, usually glabrous.  Lvs 1–3-pinnate or ternate; segments broad.  Umbels compound, pedunculate;  bracts and bracteoles several, simple or lobed.  Petals yellowish green or white, regular, with apex slightly notched and inflexed;  calyx teeth minute.  Fr. ovoid, slightly flattened laterally, not beaked, spineless;  commissure narrow;  ribs 5 per mericarp, equal, slender;  vittae solitary in furrows.

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

Number of species in New Zealand within Petroselinum Hill
Exotic: Fully Naturalised1
Hill, J. 1756: The British Herbal. Vol. 42. Edition 1.
Mabberley, D.J. 2008: Mabberley's plant book, a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses. Edition 3. Cambridge University Press.