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Celery

Scientific Name
Apium graveolens
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C (1753)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Apiales: Apiaceae)
Reliability
High
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Australian $2 Coin with carpels
Source
Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Carpel or individual segment of an aggregate fruit (mericarp)

Description

Mericarp Colour: Variable - Light/Dark brown

Mericarp Length: 1 - 2mm

Mericarp Sculpture: Carinate, Striate with five slender, pale ribs.

Mericarp Shape: Spoon shaped

Fruit ovoid-oblong, 4–10.5 mm long; mericarps dorsally flattened with 5 prominent equal ribs
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
30/04/2012 03:54 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 10:33 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Celery (Apium graveolens ) Updated on 1/17/2013 10:33:36 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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