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Petroselinum crispum
(parsley)

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Petroselinum crispum (parsley)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Petroselinum crispum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • parsley
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Essential oils
  • Pesticide
  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable

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Plant parts of parsley (P. crispum). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) leaf; (B) umbel; (C) flower; (D) fruit.
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CaptionPlant parts of parsley (P. crispum). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) leaf; (B) umbel; (C) flower; (D) fruit.
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Plant parts of parsley (P. crispum). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) leaf; (B) umbel; (C) flower; (D) fruit.
Line drawing of plant partsPlant parts of parsley (P. crispum). Line drawing, not necessarily to scale. (A) leaf; (B) umbel; (C) flower; (D) fruit.PROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Petroselinum crispum (Miller) Nyman ex A.W. Hill

Preferred Common Name

  • parsley

Other Scientific Names

  • Petroselinum hortense Hoffm. (1814)
  • Petroselinum sativum Hoffm. (1814)
  • Petroselinum vulgare J. Hill (1756)

International Common Names

  • Spanish: perejil
  • French: persil
  • Portuguese: salsa

Local Common Names

  • Cambodia: vannsuy baraing
  • Germany: Petersilie, Blatt-; Petersilie, Garten-
  • Indonesia: patraseli; peterseli; potrasoli
  • Italy: petroselino; pretosemolo; prezzemolo
  • Netherlands: peterselie
  • Sweden: persilja
  • Thailand: phakchi-farang

EPPO code

  • PARCR (Petroselinum crispum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Apiales
  •                         Family: Apiaceae
  •                             Genus: Petroselinum
  •                                 Species: Petroselinum crispum

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Autographa gamma (silver-Y moth); Broad bean wilt virus (lamium mild mosaic); Carrot mottle virus (motley dwarf of carrot); Celery mosaic virus; Chaetanaphothrips orchidii (anthurium thrips); Chicory yellow mottle virus; Erysiphe heraclei (powdery mildew of carrot); Frankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips); Graphosoma lineatum (striped bug); Listroderes costirostris (vegetable weevil); Listronotus oregonensis (carrot weevil); Macrosteles quadrilineatus (aster leafhopper); Orobanche (broomrape); Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (cotton root rot); Phytophthora cryptogea (tomato foot rot); Pratylenchus penetrans (nematode, northern root lesion); Pseudomonas marginalis pv. marginalis (lettuce marginal leaf blight); Psila rosae (carrot root fly); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Senecio vulgaris; Septoria apiicola (black blight)

Minor host of:

Alternaria dauci (leaf blight of carrot); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Chalara elegans (black root rot); Cirsium arvense (creeping thistle); Ditylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode); Globisporangium irregulare (dieback: carrot); Leveillula taurica (powdery mildew of cotton); Meloidogyne arenaria (peanut root-knot nematode); Penicillium italicum (blue mould); Phoma pinodella (leaf spot of pea); Pseudomonas syringae pv. coriandricola; Pseudomonas viridiflava (bacterial leaf blight of tomato (USA)); Pythium debaryanum (damping-off); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot); Thysanoplusia orichalcea (slender burnished brass moth); Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper); Zygotylenchus guevarai

Associated with (not a host):

Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (zebra chip)

Host of (source - data mining):

Bemisia; Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Listronotus texanus (carrot weevil); Plasmopara crustosa (downy mildew: carrot); Pleospora herbarum (leaf blight of onion); Pythium intermedium (damping-off); Pythium paroecandrum (root rot: Phacelia spp.); Pythium ultimum (black-leg of seedlings); Septoria petroselini (leaf blight: parsley)

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Vegetable

Materials

  • Essential oils
  • Pesticide

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore