Pimpinella is a plant genus in the family Apiaceae; it includes the aromatic herb anise (P. anisum).[3]

Pimpinella saxifraga - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-241.jpg
Pimpinella saxifraga[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Pimpinelleae
Genus: Pimpinella
L. 1753 not Ség. 1754 (Rosaceae)
Type species
Pimpinella saxifraga
Wild Pimpinella in Behbahan, Iran
Wild Pimpinella in Behbahan, Iran



  1. ^ 1897 illustration from Franz Eugen Köhler, Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen
  2. ^ lectotype designated by Rafinesque, Good Book 52 (1840)
  3. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, genere Pimpinella includes photos, drawings, European distribution maps
  4. ^ "Tirupati hills lend name to plant species". Retrieved 2 August 2017.

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