Botanical name: Peucedanum grande Family: Apiaceae (Carrot family)
Hill Carrot is a herb from the carrot family.it is an erect herb 3-4 ft in height, with yellow flowers arranged in a compound umbel. It flowers during the later half of the monsoons. The fruit is used in curries as a flavouring agent. Hill Carrot is found in the Western Ghats.
Medicinal uses: The infusion of the fruit is used in doses of ½ to 1 ounce like that of fennel seeds, as carminative, diuretic and stimulant in flatulency, gastric and intestinal disorders etc.
Identification credit: Pravin Kawale
The flower labeled Hill Carrot is ...