Garden angelica Angelica archangelica, copyright Richard Hoare.

Belongs within: Apioideae.

The Peucedaneae are a group of umbelliferous plants characterised by the production of fruits with lateral ribs produced into broad wings (Allan 1961).

Characters (from Allan 1961): Flowers pedicelled in umbels; styles arising from stylopodia; fruits with distinct, unarmed ribs, lateral ribs broad, winged; seeds narrow in section, flattened on commissural surface.

    |--Peucedanum Linnaeus 1753PC85
    |    |--P. arenariumGR98
    |    |    |--P. a. ssp. arenariumGR98
    |    |    `--P. a. ssp. neumayeriGR98
    |    |--P. caucasicumDK-DW00
    |    |--P. coriaceumBGS05
    |    |--P. decursivumDK-DW00
    |    |--P. gallicumR89
    |    |--P. graveolensI92
    |    |--P. japonicumL13
    |    |--P. latifoliumBGS05
    |    |--P. morisoniiDK-DW00
    |    |--P. officinaleBGS05
    |    |--P. paniculatumBGS05
    |    `--P. sativumC06
    |--Aethusa Linnaeus 1753DK-DW00, PC85 [Aethuseae, Aethusinae]
    |    `--A. cynapiumDK-DW00
    |--Exoacantha heterophyllaDK-DW00
    `--Angelica Linnaeus 1753 [Angelicaceae, Angeliceae, Angelicidae]A61
         |--A. archangelicaBB-L86
         |--A. argutaH93
         |--A. breweriH93
         |--A. californica [=A. tomentosa var. californica]H93
         |--A. calliiH93
         |--A. decipiens Hooker 1864 [=Aciphylla decipiens Benth. & Hooker 1867, Ligusticum decipiens Kirk 1899]A61
         |--A. geniculata (Forster) Hooker 1864A61 (see below for synonymy)
         |--A. genuflexaH93
         |--A. hendersonii [=A. tomentosa var. hendersonii]H93
         |--A. kingiiH93
         |--A. lineariloba [incl. A. lineariloba var. culbertsonii]H93
         |--A. lucidaH93
         |--A. lyalliC52
         |--A. montana (Forster & Forster) Cockayne 1915 (see below for synonymy)A61
         |--A. sylvestrisJ89
         |--A. tomentosaH93
         `--A. trifoliolata (Hooker) Cockayne 1899 (see below for synonymy)A61

Angelica geniculata (Forster) Hooker 1864A61 [=Peucedanum geniculatum Forster 1786A61, Anisotome geniculata Hooker 1853A61, Bowlesia geniculataC06]

Angelica montana (Forster & Forster) Cockayne 1915 [=Gingidium montanum Forster & Forster 1776; incl. Ligusticum gingidium Forster 1786, Angelica gingidium Hooker 1864, Anisotome gingidium Hooker 1853]A61

Angelica trifoliolata (Hooker) Cockayne 1899 [=Ligusticum trifoliolatum Hooker 1864; incl. Anisotome enysii var. tennysonianum Laing 1912]A61

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A61] Allan, H. H. 1961. Flora of New Zealand vol. 1. Indigenous Tracheophyta: Psilopsida, Lycopsida, Filicopsida, Gymnospermae, Dicotyledones. R. E. Owen, Government Printer: Wellington (New Zealand).

[BGS05] Banfi, E., G. Galasso & A. Soldano. 2005. Notes on systematics and taxonomy for the Italian vascular flora. 1. Atti Soc. It. Sci. Nat. Museo Civ. Stor. Nat. Milano 146 (2): 219–244.

[BB-L86] Bengtson, S.-A., G. Brinck-Lindroth, L. Lundqvist, A. Nilsson & S. Rundgren. 1986. Ectoparasites on small mammals in Iceland: origin and population characteristics of a species-poor insular community. Holarctic Ecology 9: 143–148.

[C06] Cheeseman, T. F. 1906. Manual of the New Zealand Flora. John Mackay, Government Printer: Wellington.

[C52] Clarke, J. F. G. 1952. Host relationships of moths of the genera Depressaria and Agonopterix, with descriptions of new species. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 117 (7): 1–20.

[DK-DW00] Downie, S. R., D. S. Katz-Downie & M. F. Watson. 2000. A phylogeny of the flowering plant family Apiaceae based on chloroplast DNA rpl16 and rpoC1 intron sequences: towards a suprageneric classification of subfamily Apioideae. American Journal of Botany 87 (2): 273–292.

[GR98] Greuter, W., & T. Raus (eds.) 1998. Med-Checklist Notulae, 17. Willdenowia 28: 163–174.

[I92] Imes, R. 1992. The Practical Entomologist. Aurum Press: London.

[J89] Jourdheuille, M. 1889. Diverses espèces intéressantes de lépidoptères du genre Eupithecia. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, 6e série 9: xxx–xxxi.

[L13] Lee, S. D. 2013. Proposal of the Motilibacteraceae fam. nov., with the description of Motilibacter rhizosphaerae sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63 (10): 3818–3822.

[PC85] Pimenov, M. G., & L. Constance. 1985. Nomenclature of suprageneric taxa in Umbelliferae/Apiaceae. Taxon 34 (3): 493–528.

[R89] Ragonot, E.-L. 1889. Descriptions qui suivent de diverses espèces nouvelles de microlépidoptères de France et d’Algérie. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, 6e série 9: cv–cvii.

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