Synelcosciadium carmeli, Tordylium carmeli, Carmel Cow-parsnip,
Hebrew: דל-קרניים כרמלי, Arabic: طرديلن كرملي

Scientific name:  Synelcosciadium carmeli (Labill.) Boiss.
Synonym name:  Tordylium carmeli (Labill.) Al-Aisawi
Common name:  Carmel cow parsnip
Hebrew name:  דל-קרניים כרמלי
Arabic name:  طرديلن كرملي
Family:  Umbelliferae / Apiaceae, סוככיים

Israel native plants

Life form:  hemicryptophyte
Leaves:  Alternate, rosette, dissected, pinnate, crenulate
Flowers:  White
Flowering Period:   April, May, June
Habitat:   Batha, Phrygana
Distribution:  Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Montane vegetation of Mt. Hermon
Chorotype, טיפוס התפוצה:   Mediterranean
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

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Derivation of the botanical name:
Tordylium,derived from a turning-lathe, and to turn; it is the Τορδυλιον of the Greeks.
carmeli, of or from the Carmel.
  • The standard author abbreviation Labill. is used to indicate Jacques Labillardière (1755 – 1834), French naturalist.
  • The standard author abbreviation Al-Aisawi is used to indicate Dawud Al-Eisawi, a Jordanian botanist (the University of Jordan).
  • The standard author abbreviation Boiss. is used to indicate Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810 – 1885), a Swiss botanist, explorer and mathematician.

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Synelcosciadium carmeli, Tordylium carmeli, Carmel Cow-parsnip, דל-קרניים כרמלי, طرديلن كرملي


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