Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare

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  • Flower name
    Fennel
  • Scientific name
    Foeniculum vulgare
  • Aliasウイキョウ, 茴香, フヌイユ, Florence fennel, フローレンスフェンネル
  • Place of originThe Mediterranean coast
  • Place of floweringField
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August
  • Language of flowersNo praise can tell you

What is Fennel

Fennel (scientific name:Foeniculum vulgare) is umbelliferae Foeniculum Department perennial herb native to the Mediterranean coast. Aka says with fennel (Kong Yiji). Give slugs sprig summer summer, at the tip of the inflorescence of yellow-green several radiating out of compacted yellow florets. After the flower give the light little oblong fruits. Leaf stems and seeds as a spice and curry powder, especially will seafood spice leaves. Petiole, are eaten raw in salads as a vegetable "finocchio". Seeds as sweets and pickles, herbal medicine (palliation of symptoms of digestion, colds), used since ancient times in Europe, China and India.

Common names: Foeniculum vulgare, scientific name:Foeniculum vulgare, aka: Florence fennel, fenouil( France name), origin: Mediterranean,Height: 100-200 cm, flowering period: June-August, flower color: yellow.


  • Eye
    Apiales
  • Family
    Apiaceae
  • Genus
    Foeniculum
  • Species
    F. vulgare
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.2 cm

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