Angelica sylvestris Linnaeus 1753 (Family Apiaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 50-200cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Biennial/Perennial, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - October (Earliest: 10.6)

Protective Chemicals
Furanocoumarins Angelicin
Monoterpenoids Bornyl Acetate, Camphene, Limonene, Myrcene, Ocimene,
Phellandrene, Pinene, Sabinene, Terpinolene
Sesquiterpenoids Bisabolene, Bisabolol, Chamigrene, Copaene, Daucene,
Farnesene, Globulol, Humulene, Muurolene, Sesquiphellandrene
Other Terpenoids Terebangelene
Phenolics Cresol, Tannins
Acids Angelic, Hydroxymyristic, Methylethylacetic, Valeric
Other Naphthalene

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Many Apidae

Many Crabronidae

Many Ichneumonidae

Several Tenthredinidae

Many Vespidae

Arge rustica

Leucospis dorsigera

Bracon otiosus

Several Nymphalidae

Cerapteryx graminis

Isturgia limbaria

Epinotia nanana

Yponomeuta evonymella

Several Muscidae

Many Syrphidae

Several Tachinidae

Lucilia caesar

Onesia floralis

Conops flavipes

Sciara hemerobioides

Ochlerotatus punctor

Chloromyia formosa

Tabanus bromius

Monocentrota lundstroemi

Several Cerambycidae

Protaetia cuprea

Trichius fasciatus

Chrysanthia viridissima

Rhagonycha fulva

Mordella holomelaena

Lagria hirta

Otiorhynchus ligustici

Cychramus luteus

Several Miridae
Parasites:
Protomyces macrosporus

Passalora depressa

Asteromella huubii

Erysiphe heraclei

Plasmopara nivea

Epermenia chaerophyllella

Several Syrphidae Larvae

Phytomyza angelicae

Phytomyza angelicastri

Protearomyia nigra Larva
(Stem Borer)

Agapanthia villosoviridescens Larva (Stem Borer)

Gortyna flavago Larva
(Stem Borer)
Herbivores:
Papilio machaon

Autographa gamma

Alcis repandata Larva

Cnephasia incertana

Agonopterix heracliana Larva

Liparus germanus
Sapivores:
Several Aphididae

Orthops basalis

Orthops campestris

Aphrophora alni Nymph

Philaenus spumarius

Graphosoma lineatum
Florivores:
Several Geometridae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Angelica


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