Coriandrum sativum L.


Strongly aromatic annual herb to 50 cm or more tall. Leaves roundish at the stem base, margin with saw teeth. Flower clusters with 2-5 rays. Bracts absent. Flowers white or pale purple. Fruits 2-6 mm long.

S Europe to S W Asia

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Apiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Apiales
family       Apiaceae
genus        Coriandrum L.