Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites
apium: The ancient Latin name for celery or parsley. Believed to be derived from the Celtic word apon ‘ditch’ and refers to the watery habitat of many species
graveolens: Latin for ‘strong smelling’
References and further reading
Johnson, A. T., Smith, H. A. (1972). Plant Names Simplified: Their pronunciation, derivation and meaning. Landsman Bookshop Ltd: Buckenhill, UK.