Apiaceae

(ā″pē-ās′ē-ē″)

[L. Apium, parsley (the name of the type genus) + -aceae]
The family of spices and vegetables that includes anise, carrots, celery, and parsley, comprising 434 genera and more than 3,700 species. They are an occasional source of food allergy when consumed.

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