Definitions for "Apiaceae"
a family of plants bearing flowers in umbels; examples are: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill.
Apical Dominance Apical Buds Buds that produce stems and that are located at the tip of the stem. DIAGRAM: PHOTOS
The Apiaceae or Umbelliferae (both names are allowed by the ICBN) is a family of usually aromatic plants with hollow stems, including parsley, carrot, and other relatives. It is a large family with about 300 genera and more than 3,000 species. The earlier name Umbelliferae derives from the inflorescence being in the form of a compound "umbel".