#AdventBotany 2018, Day 15: Angelica: Holiday fruitcake from a sometimes toxic family — Culham Research Group

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By Jeanne D. Osnas Candied Angelica That tendency for a deliciously aromatic and edible plant species to be closely related to an insanely toxic thing is a recursive tendency for the entire charismatic plant family to which angelica owes its existence: the Apiaceae. With 3780 species in 434 genera (according to the Missouri Botanical Garden’s…

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