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Peucedanum species in India:
  1. Peucedanum anamallayense C.B.Clarke
  2. P. dehradunense Babu
  3. P. dhana C.B.Clarke [vars. dalzellii C.B.Clarke; dhana]
  4. P. grande C.B.Clarke syn. of Heracleum grande (Dalzell & A. Gibson) P. K. Mukhopadhyay
  5. P. josephianum Wadhwa & H.J.Chowdhery synonym for Sivadasania josephiana (Wadhwa & H. J. Chowdhery) N. Mohanan & Pimenov
  6. P. malcolmii Hemsl. ex H.Pearson synonym for Semenovia malcolmii (Hemsl. & H. Pearson) Pimenov
  7. P. nagpurense (C.B.Clarke) Prain
  8. P. nepalense P.K.Mukh.
  9. P. ramosissimum (DC.) C.B.Clarke (? Peucedanum ramosissimum (Wall. ex DC.) D. Dietr. synonym for Arcuatopterus ramosissimus (Wall. ex DC.) M. G. Pimenov & T. A. Ostroumova)
  10. P. skardicum C.B.Clarke synonym for Angelica ternata Regel & Schmalh.


  1. Karthikeyan, S., Sanjappa, M. and Moorthy, S. 2009. Flowering Plants of India, Dicotyledons, vol-I (Acanthaceae- Avicenniaceae). Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. pp. 114-115.
  2. eFI page

Peucedanum anamallayense ClarkeHerbWestern Ghats,  Evergreen ForestsFlora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I, 1983; Gamble, 1957; Fischer, 1921Coimbatore, Dindigul

Botanical nameFamilyCommon name

Peucedanum dhana Wall. ex C. B. Clarke (Kumaun, Nepal, N. India)
Peucedanum nagpurense (C. B. Clarke) Prain (Nepal, Chota Nagpur, Bihar, Bagoda)


World Spice Plants: Economic Usage, Botany, Taxonomy By Johannes Seidemann (2005)- details-

Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 3 By T. Pullaiah, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2007)- details with keys-

Antidiabetic Plants in India and Herbal Based Antidiabetic Research By T. Pullaiah, K. Chandrasekhar Naidu (2003)- Details-

... Peucedanum anamallayense
Peucedanum dehradunense
Peucedanum dhana var. dalzellii
Peucedanum nagpurense
Peucedanum nepalense

Peucedanum josephianum Wadhwa & Chowdhery (synonym for Sivadasania josephiana (Wadhwa & H. J. Chowdhery) N. Mohanan & Pimenov) in Indian J. For. 13(1): 78. 1990. Erect heibs ca 50 cm tall. Leaves biternate; leaflets 3-lobed, ultimate segments ...

Peucedanum graveolens (L.) Benth. ex C. B. Clarke = Anethum graveolens L.
Peucedanum thomsonii C.B. Clarke synonym for Ferula ovina (Boiss.) Boiss.

‎Peucedanum (‎Apiaceae) : 1 post by 1 author

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Peucedanum (Pl. click).

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.

Pl. go through Peucedanum page (‎‎‎Apiaceae) with images of species in efloraofindia (done by me).

If you find any mis-identification, pl. let us know.

If anybody can send images of other species of this genera (for incorporation in the website), it will be really nice. Also, if anybody is interested to take up the activity of inserting images on efloraofindia pages from efloraofindia posts, pl. let us know.

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