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Garden Chervil

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Anthriscus
Species: A. cerefolium
Anthriscus cerefolium
(L.) Hoffm.

Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium), sometimes called garden chervil, is a delicate annual herb, usually used to flavor mild-flavoured foods such as poultry, some seafoods, and young vegetables. It is a constituent of the French herb mixture fines herbes. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1616x1611, 786 KB) Picture taken by myself: Anthriscus cerefolium Kervel; Anthriscus cerefolium File links The following pages link to this file: Chervil ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms (as opposed to folk taxonomy). ... Divisions Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Marchantiophyta - liverworts Anthocerotophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongues Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering plants Adiantum pedatum (a fern... Divisions Non-seed-bearing plants Equisetophyta Lycopodiophyta Psilotophyta Pteridophyta Superdivision Spermatophyta Pinophyta Cycadophyta Ginkgophyta Gnetophyta Magnoliophyta The vascular plants are those plants that have specialized cells for conducting water and sap within their tissues, including the flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms, but not mosses, algae, and the like (nonvascular... Classes Magnoliopsida- Dicots Liliopsida- Monocots The flowering plants (also called angiosperms) are a major group of land plants. ... Young castor oil plant showing its prominent two embryonic leaves (cotyledons), that differ from the adult leaves Dicotyledons or dicots is a name for a group of flowering plants whose seed typically contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Orders See text The botanical Sub-class Rosidae is a large dicotyledonous flowering plant taxon, containing over 58,000 species grouped within 108 families. ... Families Apiaceae (carrot family) Araliaceae (ginseng family) Pittosporaceae Griseliniaceae Torriceliaceae The Apiales are an order of flowering plants. ... Genera See text Ref: Hortiplex 2003-11-14 The Apiaceae, the carrot or parsley family, are a family of usually aromatic plants with hollow stems, including parsley, carrot, and other relatives. ... Species See text Anthriscus, or chervil, is a plant genus with 12 species from the umbelliferous family Apiaceae, growing in Europe and temperate parts of Asia. ... In biology, binomial nomenclature is the formal method of naming species. ... Species See text Anthriscus, or chervil, is a plant genus with 12 species from the umbelliferous family Apiaceae, growing in Europe and temperate parts of Asia. ... An annual plant is a plant that usually germinates, flowers and dies in one year. ... A herb (pronounced hurb in Commonwealth English and urb in American English) is a plant grown for culinary, medicinal, or in some cases even spiritual value. ... Ducks amongst other poultry The Poultry-dealer, after Cesare Vecellio. ... Spaghetti with seafood (Spaghetti allo scoglio). ... Vegetables in a market Venn diagram representing the relationship between (botanical) fruits and vegetables. ... Fines herbes is a French culinary staple consisting of chervil, parsley, tarragon, and chives. ...


Classification: Chervil is a member of the parsley or carrot family, Apiaceae. Genera See text Ref: Hortiplex 2003-11-14 The Apiaceae, the carrot or parsley family, are a family of usually aromatic plants with hollow stems, including parsley, carrot, and other relatives. ...


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Herbs: Chervil (801 words)
Chervil also has a very long tap root, and does not like to be transplanted so be sure to sow the seeds in the desired location.
Chervil is also linked to the Easter celebration in parts of Europe, where it is eaten as part of the ceremony for Holy Thursday.
Chervil is associated with Easter because its aroma is similar to that of myrrh (one of the gifts to the baby Jesus from the three wise men) and because of its early spring sprouting symbolizes renewal.
McCormick - Spice Encyclopedia - Chervil (134 words)
Chervil, Anthriscus cerefolium, is a small low-growing annual of the carrot family.
Chervil is used in French and European cuisine and the spice blends of bouquet garni and fines herbes.
Chervil is native to eastern Europe and western Asia.
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