Meum athamanticum Jacquin 1776 (Family Apiaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 20-60cm
Perennial
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - July (Earliest: 5.5)

Protective Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Cymene, Limonene, Myrcene, Ocimene,
Phellandrene, Terpinene, Terpinolene
Sesquiterpenoids Barbatene, Bazzanene
Phthalides Diligustilide, Ligustilidiol, Sedanenolide

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Flower Visitors:
Andrena semilaevis

Tiphia minuta

Glyphicnemis profligator

Arge rustica

Dolerus niger

Several Syrphidae

Empis albinervis

Fannia postica

Bellardia viarum

Sarcophaga carnaria

Clytus arietis

Oedemera virescens

Mordella holomelaena
Herbivores:
Papilio machaon

Agonopterix heracliana Larva
Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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