- Flower nameAmmi majus
- Scientific nameAmmi majus
- AliasWhite Dill, Bishop’s Weed, ドクゼリモドキ, Ammi majus, アンミ・マユス, White lace flower, lace flower
- Place of origin Mediterranean region and western Asia
- Place of floweringCut flowers, flower arrangement
- Flowering seasonJune, July
What is Ammi majus
Ammi majus , Bishop’s Weed or lace flower (scientific name: Ammi majus) is an annual herb native to the Mediterranean region and western Asia, belonging to the genus Ammi. The herb is 50 to 200 cm tall and erect with numerous branches. The leaves are green, twice or thrice compound, and grow alternately on the stem. The space between the small flowers is uniform, giving a delicate impression of openwork lacework. The flowers are produced from the top of the stem in clusters with a corolla diameter of about 2 cm in a double-dispersed inflorescence, resulting in large flowers with an inflorescence diameter of about 15 cm. It blooms all year round and is often used for cut flowers in bouquets and floral arrangements.
It produces white flowers similar to those of carrots and parsnips. The genus name Ammi comes from the Greek word "ammos" (sand), and the species name majus means "larger. Lace flower (scientific name: Ammi majus) is similar to Cicuta virosa, but is not poisonous.It is not poisonous.
Common name: Ammi majus, scientific name: Ammi majus, also known as white lace flower, lace flower, Ammi maju, White Dill, Bishop's Weed, Origin: Mediterranean to western Asia, Height: 50 to 200 cm, Leaf shape: compound leaflets with two or three leaflets; leaflets: lanceolate; leaf margin: serrate; inflorescence: alternate; inflorescence shape: compound diffuse; flower color: white; corolla diameter: 2 cm; inflorescence diameter: 15 cm; number of petals: 5; flowering time: May to June (almost all year round); stamens: 5; pistils: 1; fruit shape: oval; fruit diameter: 0.2 cm with prominent ridges; uses: bouquet Uses: cut flowers for bouquets, bouquets, flower arrangements, etc.