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Common name

English: Woodland Angelica

German: Wald-Engelwurz

Mandarin: 林当归 (lin dang gui)

Portuguese: Angélica-dos-montes


Kingdom: Plantae (2629)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2532)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2141)

      Order: Apiales (37)

        Family: Apiaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Angelica (1)

            Epithet: sylvestris L. (5)

Synonym: Angelica globifera Freyn

globifera => carrying spheres (e.g. globular heads of flowers)

sylvestris => wild not cultivated, growing in woods and forests


Climate: temperate

Habitat: helophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Angelica sylvestris at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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