noun plural

Um·​bel·​lif·​er·​ae ˌəm-bə-ˈlif-ə-ˌrē How to pronounce Umbelliferae (audio)
: a large family of often fragrant or aromatic plants (order Umbellales) that have small flowers borne in umbels and include numerous economically important plants (as the carrot, anise, caraway, dill, and parsley)
umbellifer noun

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“Umbelliferae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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