Tauschia

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Tauschia
Tauschiaarguta.jpg
Tauschia arguta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Tribe: Selineae
Genus: Tauschia
Schlecht.
Species

About 35, see text.

Tauschia is a genus of flowering plants in the carrot family which are known as umbrellaworts.[1] These are perennial plants with taproots or tubers and foliage generally resembling that of relatives parsley and carrot. Tauschia are native to the Americas.

Selected species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tauschia". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 8 December 2015. 

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