Until today, did not know flowers could tell the difference
between the two,
always thought you had to taste the florets to know....
from now on will photograph the flowers faces more carefully...
to document and to know...
On Aug 1, 6:26 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> Here are exclusive photographs of Anethum sowa. The plant is often confused
> with Fennel, but is quite distinct in its sharper fragrans, darker colour of
> leaves, slender stems and leaves, smaller darker yellow flowers and smaller
> darker fruits. In the above set I had photographed two side by side. Here it
> is exclusive one.
> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> Retired Associate Professor
> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> Phone: 011-25518297 Mob: 9810359089http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 6:51 AM, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> > *Anethum sowa* Roxb. ex Fleming, Asiat. Res. 11: 156 1810.
> > syn: *Anethum graveolens* subsp. sowa (Roxb. ex Fleming) N. F. Koren
> > Common names: Indian dill
> > Vernacular names: Shatapushpa, satahva, madhura
> > This popular culinary herb in India often used as vegetable in vegetative
> > form, and dried seeds source of apiol used in medicine. has always confused
> > me when I compare it with dill which has distinct large wings in fruit, a
> > feature totally lacking in our sowa plant. Can any member throw light on
> > this.
> > Photographed from Botanical Garden of Khalsa College in Delhi.
> > --
> > Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> > Retired Associate Professor
> > SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> > Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> > Phone: 011-25518297 Mob: 9810359089