Aromatic glabrous annuals or short-lived perennials. Leaves 3–4 x pinnatesect into linear segments; base of petioles narrowly sheathing. Umbels compound; bracts and bracteoles absent. Calyx teeth obsolete. Petals yellow, obovate, inflexed at apex. Stylopodium subconical; styles short, recurved in fruit. Fruit ovoid-ellipsoid, dorsally compressed, two lateral ribs broadest, almost winged, 3 dorsal ribs narrow.
Anethum graveolens L.
Anethum sowa Roxb.
Stems erect up to 75cm. Leaves up to 20cm, segments up to 6.5 x 0.025cm. Umbels to 5cm across, 15–35-rayed; rays 3–5cm. Fruit c 3.5 x 2mm, brown, ribs pale.
Bhutan: S—Phuntsholing district (Torsa River).
Ecology: Streamside, 200–1200m. Flowers May.
Specimen List 
Note: Widely cultivated for culinary and medicinal uses, sometimes escaping.