Anthriscus nitida (Wahlenb.) Garcke

2166(2). A. nitida (Wahlenb.) Garcke, Fl. Nord-Mittel-Deutschl. ed. 7 (1865) 180; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc. I (1927) 1062; Cannon, Fl. Eur, II (1968) 326; Chaerophyllum nitidum Wahlenb., Fl. Carp. (1814) 85; Anthriscus alpestris Wimm. et Grab., Fl. Siles. I (1827) 289; Anthriscus sylvestris subsp. alpestre (Wimm. et Grab.) Grem. (1874); A. sylvestris var. nitida (Wahlenb.) Hazsein. (1864); Стоян. Стеф. Китан., Фл. Бълг. изд. 4, II (1967) 766 — Лъскавоплоден азмацук

Fam:   Umbelliferae Juss. (Apiaceae)
Genus:   Anthriscus Pers.
Species: Anthriscus nitida (Wahlenb.) Garcke
English Name: No English name


Biennial to a perennial plant. Root spindle, slightly turnip-like bold. Stem 40 - 80 (-150) cm high and 1 – 1,5 cm thick, upright, sharp ribbon, in the lower part soft fibrous, up naked, in the nodes misty fibrous, branched at least in the upper part. The leaves are dark green, with 2 - 3 times feather like finely cut main units, triangular, long almost as wide, bare or adherent fibrous at least on the veins on the underside, on the edge short, scattered, adherent crunches; The base and the lower stems with stems, with soft or bristly hairs, the upper ones sitting, with the tufts and the grooves on the edge; the lower major side shares slightly shorter or longer than the rest part of the leaf; intermediate ovoid, with short stems or sitting down; end lateral ovoid to oblong ovate, to the middle feather like cut or Finely dull jagged; the small shares and teeth dull, ending with a short sharp little point. The main rays (-5) 7 - 15, 3 - 4 cm long, bare, at the base without a shell. Bracts 5, ovate to oblong ovate or elliptical, tipped, on the end of the tufts and with long cilia, usually curved downwards. Two-pole blossoms with 3 - 6 and many stamens in the canopy. The calyx without teeth. The petals are white, oblong back egg-shaped, at the top very slightly cut with a very short curved inward share, the end larger up to 1,5 mm long. Fruit stems at the top of the upper edge of the rim without a crown of bristles. Fruits 5 - 7 mm long and about 2 mm wide, lance to oblong or lanceolate or oblong to the top gradually narrowing and ending with very short, not more than 1/5 of the length of the rest part of the fruit little nose, black or dark brown, naked, smooth, glossy; Mericarpies in cross-section almost round; The carpophores only in the upper part are short two-piece; the columns long as the stylopodium or up to 2 times longer, more or less spread.

From  „Флора на НР България”, том VIII, БАН, София, (1982)

Flowering Time: Bloomss: VI - VIII.

References: „Флора на НР България”, том VIII, БАН, София, (1982), “The Plant List”

Distribution in Bulgaria: Grow on humid, drifting places in bushes and in the outskirts of forests, mainly in the mountain belt. Central and Western Stara Planina Mountains, Znepole Region (Konyavska Mountain), Vitosha Region (Vitosha), Western Boundary Mountains (Rila, Western and Middle Rhodopes), between 800 and 2100 m altitude. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Central and Eastern Europe.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. - Biological Diversity Act -

Medical plant: it is not. Medicinal Plants Act -

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Anthriscus nitida (Wahlenb.) Garcke is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Anthriscus (family Apiaceae).
The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Fl. N. Mitt.-Deutschland ed. 7: 180 1865.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.
From “The Plant List” -

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