- bearing an umbel or umbels.
- belonging to the Umbelliferae, the parsley family of plants.
Origin of umbelliferous
Examples from the Web for umbelliferous
Historical Examples of umbelliferous
Lucerne and prangos (an umbelliferous plant) are used as fodder.
Mericarp, one carpel of the fruit of an Umbelliferous plant, 121.
Hemicarp, half-fruit, one carpel of an Umbelliferous plant, 121.
There are several other umbelliferous plants which are poisonous.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
W. G. Aitchison Robertson
They are umbelliferous, and mostly perennial, herbaceous plants, but a few are biennial.
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Umbelliferae, a family of herbaceous plants and shrubs, typically having hollow stems, divided or compound leaves, and flowers in umbels: includes fennel, dill, parsley, carrot, celery, and parsnip
- designating any other plant bearing umbels