Pastinaca

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Pastinaca
Parsnips-1.jpg
A selection of parsnips
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Pastinaca
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Species

14, see text.

Pastinaca (parsnips) is a genus of flowering plant in the Apiaceae, comprising 14 species. The economically most important member of the genus is Pastinaca sativa, the parsnip.

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