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Foeniculum vulgare Mill.

Group: Monocot
Family: Apiaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Herb

Bangla/Vernacular Name: Mouri, Sop, Pan Muhori.

Tribal Name: Muring (Murang).

English Name: Fenel

Description of the Plant:

Tall, glabrous, aromatic herb, 1-2 m high. Leaves 3 or 4 times pinnate, with very narrow, linear or subulate segments.Umbels rather large, of 15, 20 or more rays, more or less glaucous.Flowers small, yellow.Fruits about 6 mm long, oblong-ellipsoid, the vittae very conspicuous.

Mode of Uses:

Whole plantisused as additive to prepare curry (Murang).

Distribution:

Cultivated as a spice in many areas of the country.

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