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Ferula communis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Apiaceae
Scientific name  Ferula communis
Rank  Species
Order  Apiales
Genus  Ferula
Higher classification  Ferula
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Similar  Ferula, Umbelifers, Foeniculum, Thapsia, Eryngium campestre

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Ferula communis, the giant fennel, is a species in the genus Ferula of the Apiaceae. It is related to common fennel, which belongs to another genus (Foeniculum).

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Ferula communis is a tall herbaceous perennial. It is found in Mediterranean and East African woodlands and shrublands. It was known in antiquity as Laser or narthex.

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In Sardinia two different chemotypes of Ferula communis have been identified: poisonous (especially to animals like sheep, goats, cattle, and horses) and not-poisonous. They differ for both secondary metabolites pattern and enzymatic composition.

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The name of the phenolic compound ferulic acid comes from the giant fennel Latin name, where the compound can be isolated.

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References

Ferula communis Wikipedia


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